THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - MONITORS

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PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

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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

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AUSTRALIAN MANGROVE MONITOR
Varanus chlorostigma (was V. indicus )

Note that the name Varanus indicus now only applies to Mangrove monitors found on the Moluccan Islands

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

Approximate distribution of the Australian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) map
Approximate distribution of the Australasian Mangrove Monitor (Varanus chlorostigma) which also occurs in New Guinea

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Tupinambis indicus  Daudin, 1802 (currently Varanus indicus; Reptilia, Squamata): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by replacement of the neotype

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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

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