THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - MONITORS

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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

Selection of Australian Frogs

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Skinks of Australia

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

REPTILES OF THE WORLD SPECIES LISTS

AUSTRALASIAN MANGROVE MONITOR
Pacific Monitor
Varanus chlorostigma
(previously known as V. indicus)

Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Adult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.



Approximate Australian distribution of the Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) which also occurs in Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Wardo, Srui, Waigeo), Papua New Guinea, New Britain, D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago


Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Subadult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.


Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Subadult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.

Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Subadult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.


Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Subadult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.

Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Adult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.


Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Adult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.


Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)
Adult Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) photographed at the Cairns Aquarium, Qld.


Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)  
Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma)


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Varanus indicus (DAUDIN, 1802)
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Monitors of The World

Monitors of Australia

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AUSTRALIAN MONITOR SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY

Monitors of South Australia

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae NSW

Queensland MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

NORTHERN TERRITORY MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

WESTERN AUSTRALIA MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Monitors of Victoria - Goannas Varanids Varanidae

ACT MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Monitors
of South
Australia

Monitors
of
NSW

Monitors
of
Qld

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of
NT

Monitors
of
WA

Monitors
of
Victoria

Monitors
of the
ACT



AUSTRALIAN REPTILE SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY

Reptiles of South Australia
REPTILES OF VICTORIA
REPTILES OF NSW REPTILES OF QUEENSLAND REPTILES OF NORTHERN TERRITORY REPTILES OF Western Australia Reptiles of the ACT(Canberra)

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Reptiles of Lord Howe Island

Reptiles of Christmas Island

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Reptiles of Norfolk Island

Reptiles of Australia

Selection of Australian Frogs

Reptiles of the World

Amphibians of the World

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