THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering 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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Colubrids & Mud Snakes

Pythons Elapid Snakes Sea Snakes File Snakes Blind Snakes Turtles Tortoises Dragons Agamas Geckos Legless Lizards Monitor Lizards Skinks Crocodiles

NORTHERN or INDONESIAN SNAKE-NECKED TURTLE

Chelodina oblonga
(Subfamily: Macrochelodina)

(Previously known as Chelodina rugosa)

Kutchling's Long-necked Turtle Chelodina (Macrochelodina) kutchlingi (no longer a valid species= synonymised with this species Chelodina oblonga)

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A Chelodina oblonga from Fogg Dam, near Darwin, NT. Photo ©2013 John Fowler and Rachel Barnes

Reptiles of Australia
Also occurs in New Guinea, Indonesia and Pitcairn?



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