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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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

 


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 ©2017 John Fowler and Rachel Barnes

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

NORTHERN or INDONESIAN SNAKE-NECKED TURTLE Chelodina rugosa - Macrochelodina


To see the page for the Oblong Turtle from South Western Australia (previously known as Chelodina oblonga, but now called Chelodina colliei )

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