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SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

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TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

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LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

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SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

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BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE SKINK
Tiliqua nigrolutea


Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea at the Canberra Reptile Zoo
(the other lizard in the photo is an Eastern Bluetongue Tiliqua scincoides scincoides)

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea map

Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
This Large Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW. There were 3 Sydney Cunningham's Skinks Egernia cunninghami krefftii also basking nearby!

Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
This Large Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW

Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea and Cunningham skinks
This Large Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea (also in the 2 photos above this one) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW in a group of 3 Sydney Cunningham's Skink Egernia cunninghami krefftii (only 2 are in the photo above)

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
A very large Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
  

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Baby Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea

Blotched Bluetongues occur in 2 main forms. The lowlands form occurs in South Australia, Southern Victoria and Tasmania whereas the prettier and often larger alpine form occurs in NSW and ACT and Victoria

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in South Australia

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in the ACT

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition.jpg A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

OTHER LINKS

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