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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

 



SHINGLEBACK SKINK
Tiliqua rugosa

There are 3 subspecies of Tiliqua rugosa

Tiliqua rugosa asper

Common/Eastern Shingleback

WA,SA, NSW, Victoria,Qld.

Tiliqua rugosa konowi

Rottnest Island Shingleback

Rottnest Island WA.

Tiliqua rugosa rugosa

Western Shingleback

West of Australia, WA.

Note that I am unsure where the western form Tiliqua rugosa rugosa becomes Tiliqua rugosa asper but I think it is somewhere around the WA/SA border.


Tiliqua rogusa SHINGLEBACK SKINK Sleepy Lizard stump tailed skink  
Tiliqua rugosa rugosa Goldfields form From WA

Distribution mape- Tiliqua rogusa SHINGLEBACK SKINK Sleepy Lizard stump tailed skink - Reptiles of Australia

Tiliqua rogusa SHINGLEBACK SKINK Sleepy Lizard stump tailed skink
Tiliqua rugosa asper from Adelaide (SA)Area

Tiliqua rogusa SHINGLEBACK SKINK Sleepy Lizard stump tailed skink

Tiliqua rugosa asper from Cobar, NSW.

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