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

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Skinks

 

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HAWKSBILL TURTLE (Indo-Pacific Subspecies)
Eretmochelys imbricata bissa

HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata bissa REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA
Eretmochelys imbricata bissa

 

HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata bissa REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA
Eretmochelys imbricata bissa

HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA 
Eretmochelys imbricata
 

HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata bissa REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA
Eretmochelys imbricata

HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata bissa REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA
Eretmochelys imbricata

This critically endangered species of sea turtle is critically endangered and is the primary source of tortoise shell material. Note that unlike some other sea turtles, Hawksbills make assymetrical tracks in the sand. Also this species may be poisonous to eat because this species often eats toxic sea creatures.

HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata bissa REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA map
Eretmochelys imbricata has a worldwide distribution

Eretmochelys imbricata bissa is Found in the Indo- Pacific region.

E. imbricata imbricata occurs in the Atlantic region

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