THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

 

Colubrids & Mud Snakes

Pythons

 

 

Elapid Snakes

 

Sea Snakes

 

File Snakes

 

Blind Snakes

 

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

Turtles Tortoises

Dragons Agamas

Geckos

 

Legless Lizards

Monitor Lizards

Skinks

 

Crocodiles

 


RING-TAILED / BANDED /GIANT GECKO'S
(This page covers Australian species of ring-tailed geckos only)


COMMON NAME (Internal Link)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (External Link)

DISTRIBUTION

Rainforest Banded Gecko

Cyrtodactylus abrae (invalid name)

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Pascoe River Ring-Tailed Gecko

Cyrtodactylus adorus

Lower reaches of the Pascoe River

Iron Range Ring-tailed Gecko
or Hoskin's Ring-Tailed Gecko

Cyrtodactylus hoskini

Iron Range and William Thompson Range

Southern Ring-tailed Gecko
or Inland Ring-Tailed Gecko

Cyrtodactylus mcdonaldi

Shipton’s Flat (via Cooktown) to Chillagoe, north-eastern Queensland

McIlwraith Ring-Tailed Gecko

Cyrtodactylus pronarus

McIlwraith Range

Cooktown Ring-tailed Gecko
or Coastal Ring-Tailed
or Giant Banded Gecko

Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus

Cape Melville to Mt Leswell and also on Stanley Island in the Flinders group


RING-TAILED / BANDED /GIANT GECKO'S 
Hatchling Ring-Tailed Gecko

RING-TAILED / BANDED /GIANT GECKO'S map 
Map Covers all Australian Ring-tailed geckos (combined)

RING-TAILED / BANDED /GIANT GECKO'S
Photo's by John Fowler

LINKS

 Revision of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Australia.
Shea, G, Couper, P, Worthington Wilmer, J. & Amey, A. 2011.
 

  Comments on the taxonomic status of Cyrtodactylus abrae 
Couper, P.J., Amey, A.P. & Shea, G.M 2004.


Taxonomic Notes on the Genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Australia.
Richard W. Wells

Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus (LUCAS & FROST, 1900)
The Reptile Database


RING TAILED GECKO CARE SHEET
John Fowler

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