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

 


MURRAY'S SKINK
or
BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK

Silvascincus or Karma (was Eulamprus) murrayi

BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi
This skink was found at Dorrigo National Park, NSW.
Murray's skinks were extremely common in the area basking on rocks and logs, and often allowed us to approach them to take photos without running away.
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BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi map

BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi
This baby skink was found at Crystal Shower Falls, Dorrigo, NSW. - the pattern changes drastically as the lizard grows!

BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi
This lizard is often found in small colonies amongst rocks or rotten logs. Females may give birth to up to 5 live young.


LINKS OF INTEREST


Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

Atlas of Living Australia - Silvascincus murrayi (Boulenger, 1887)

Queensland Government - Species profile Karma murrayi (Scincidae)-

 

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