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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COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

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

 


SOUTHERN LEAF-TAILED GECKOS

Southern leaf-tailed gecko
Saltuarius swaini

SOUTHERN LEAF-TAILED GECKO Saltuarius swaini  Distribution map.

Moritz's leaf-tailed gecko
Saltuarius moritzi (was Saltuarius swaini)
 Snake Lizard other reptile or related image being displayed at the Reptilesof Australia website. Copyright laws may cover the use of this picture.

Kate's leaf-tailed Gecko -
Saltuarius kateae (was Saltuarius swaini)

Kate's leaf-tailed Gecko Saltuarius kateae Distribution map.

 

SOUTHERN LEAF-TAILED GECKO Saltuarius swaini  Nansi Finch

Picture above shows a Saltuarius swaini from Lower Beechmont in the Hinterland off the Gold Coast QLD,
and the picture below shows the detail in the tail of the same lizard.
The spines on the tail help to break up the outline of the lizard when it is camouflaged on a tree.


SOUTHERN LEAF-TAILED GECKO Saltuarius swaini  Nansi Finch

Saltuarius swaini is found in subtropical rainforests in far eastern Australia, around the New South Wales/ Queensland Border

 

SOUTHERN LEAF-TAILED GECKO
Saltuarius swaini from Tamborine Mountains Queensland - Photo by John Fowler

 

SOUTHERN LEAF-TAILED GECKO Saltuarius moritzi from Coffs Harbour NSW   
Juvenile specimen Saltuarius moritzi from Coffs Harbour NSW. Saltuarius moritzi is found in New South Wales, from south of the Clarence River, extending from the coast to the New England Tablelands

 

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for more information about Australian Geckos

Click here for a complete list of Australian Geckos

A Reassessment of Saltuarius swaini
in Southeastern Queensland and New South Wales


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Updated February 8, 2018

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