THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
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COLUBRID SNAKES of VICTORIA

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES OF VICTORIA

Blind Snakes of Victoria

VICTORIANTURTLES

DRAGON LIZARDS of Victoria Agamas Agamidae

GECKOS OF VICTORIA

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

Skinks of Victoria

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Reptiles of the World

VICTORIAN LEGLESS LIZARDS - SPECIES LIST
Aprasia inaurita RED-TAILED WORM-LIZARD

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Distribution Key

Common Name (Internal Link)

Scientific Name (External Link)

Distribution

Eared Worm-lizard

Aprasia aurita

NSW, SA, Vic

Mallee Worm-lizard or Red-tailed Worm-lizard

Aprasia inaurita

NSW, SA, Vic, WA

* Pink-tailed worm-lizard
Granite Worm-lizard

Aprasia parapulchella

NSW, ACT, Vic

Striated Worm Lizard 

Aprasia striolata

SA, Vic, WA

Marble-faced Legless lizard

Delma australis

NSW, NT, SA, Vic, WA

Rusty-topped Delma

Delma borea

NT, Qld, SA(?), WA

* Unbanded Delma and Neck-barred Delma

Delma butleri

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA, Vic,

Neck-barred Delma = Unbanded Delma

Delma haroldi (invalid name- see Delma butleri)

NT, WA

* Many-lined Delma
or Striped Legless Lizard

Delma impar

NSW, ACT, SA, Vic

* Patternless Delma

Delma inornata

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Excitable Delma

Delma tincta

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Adorned Delma

Delma torquata

Qld

Burton's Legless Lizard

Lialis burtonis

NSW, ACT, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Common Scaly Foot

Pygopus lepidopodus

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Black-headed or Western Scaly-foot

Pygopus nigriceps

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic?, WA

Eastern Hooded Scaly-foot

Pygopus schraderi

NT, Qld, WA, SA, Vic

 

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)


Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Reptilia (paraphyletic)

Subclass:

Diapsida

(unranked):

Sauria

Infraclass:

Lepidosauromorpha

Order:

Squamata

Suborder:

Scleroglossa

Infraorder:

Scincomorpha

Family:

Scincidae

Subfamily:

Lygosominae



LINKS OF INTEREST

Complete list of Skinks found in the ACT

Complete list of Skinks found in Tasmania

More Information about Australian Skinks

More Information about Australian Reptiles


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