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Thumbnail Scientific name Common name Genus Family Author Year Change summary Broad distribution
No thumbnail available Lerista anyara Olkola slider skink Lerista Scincidae Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer 2019 Newly described. Queensland
No thumbnail available Tympanocryptis pinguicolla Victorian grassland earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Mitchell 1948 Split into Monaro grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis osbornei) (Cooma/Monaro region, NSW), Bathurst grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis mccartneyi) (Bathurst region, NSW), and T. pinguicolla (Victoria, possibly extinct). Additionally, Canberra specimens are now referred to the lined earless dragon (Tympanocryptis lineata). Victoria
lined earless dragon (Tympanocryptis lineata)
Andado Station, Northern Territory
© Chris Jolly
Tympanocryptis lineata Lined earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Peters 1863 This species is now known to be restricted to the grasslands around Canberra. These specimens were formerly known as T. pinguicolla. Specimens from SA, NT, and WA are now undescribed species. New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory
Western Australia
No thumbnail available Tympanocryptis mccartneyi Bathurst grassland earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Melville, Chaplin, Hutchinson, Sumner, Gruber, MacDonald & Sarre 2019 Split from Victorian grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis pinguicolla). New South Wales
Monaro grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis osbornei)
Gravid female curled under rock. Cooma, New South Wales
© Emma Carlson
Tympanocryptis osbornei Monaro grassland earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Melville, Chaplin, Hutchinson, Sumner, Gruber, MacDonald & Sarre 2019 Split from Victorian grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis pinguicolla). New South Wales
No thumbnail available Lerista parameles Chillagoe fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer 2019 Split from Mount Surprise slider (Lerista storri) in 2019. Queensland
Bulleringa fine-lined slider (Lerista alia)
Talaroo Station, Queensland
© Brendan Schembri
Lerista alia Bulleringa fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Amey, Couper & Worthington-Wilmer 2019 Split from Mount Surprise slider (Lerista storri) in 2019. Queensland
Mount Surprise slider (Lerista storri)
Mount Surprise region, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Lerista storri Mount Surprise slider Lerista Scincidae Greer, McDonald & Lawrie 1983 Populations from the Charters Towers region have been reassigned to vine-thicket fine-lined slider (Lerista cinerea). Two additional species were split off in 2019: Bulleringa fine-lined slider (Lerista alia) and Chillagoe fine-lined slider (Lerista parameles). Queensland
Pinnacles Leaf-tailed Gecko (Phyllurus pinnaclensis)
Townsville region, Queensland
© Lorenzo Bertola
Phyllurus pinnaclensis Pinnacles Leaf-tailed Gecko Phyllurus Gekkonidae Hoskin, Bertola, & Higgie 2019 Newly described. Queensland
No thumbnail available Glaphyromorphus arnhemicus Arnhem mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Storr) 1967 Elevated from subspecies of Cape York mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus). Northern Territory
Horner's dragon (Lophognathus horneri)
Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lophognathus horneri Horner's dragon Lophognathus Agamidae Melville, Ritchie, Chapple, Glor and Schulte 2018 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
silver-eyed velvet gecko (Oedura argentea)
Cobbold Gorge, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Oedura argentea Silver-eyed velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae Hoskin, Zozaya & Vanderduys 2018 Queensland
No thumbnail available Gehyra peninsularis Burrup Peninsula rock gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra micra Small Pilbara spotted rock gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra media Medium Pilbara spotted rock gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra fenestrula Hamersley Range spotted gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra polka Large-spotted mid-west rock gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra finipunctata Small-spotted mid-west rock gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra macra Large Pilbara rock gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bauer, Pepper & Keogh 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra unguiculata Crescent-marked Pilbara gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Kealley, Doughty, Pepper, Keogh, Hillyer & Huey 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra incognita Northern Pilbara cryptic gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Kealley, Doughty, Pepper, Keogh, Hillyer & Huey 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra ocellata Pilbara island gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Kealley, Doughty, Pepper, Keogh, Hillyer & Huey 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra crypta Western cryptic gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Kealley, Doughty, Pepper, Keogh, Hillyer & Huey 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra capensis North West Cape gehyra Gehyra Gekkonidae Kealley, Doughty, Pepper, Keogh, Hillyer & Huey 2018 Western Australia
Cape York bandy-bandy (Vermicella parscauda)
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Vermicella parscauda Cape York bandy-bandy Vermicella Elapidae Derez, Arbuckle, Ruan, Xie, Huang, Dibben, Shi, Vonk & Fry 2018 Queensland
No thumbnail available Eremiascincus rubiginosus Rusty skink Eremiascincus Scincidae Mecke & Doughty 2018 Western Australia
Bellenden Ker sunskink (Lampropholis bellendenkerensis)
Mount Bartle Frere, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis bellendenkerensis Bellenden Ker sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz 2018 Queensland
Mount Elliot sunskink (Lampropholis elliotensis)
Mount Elliot, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis elliotensis Mount Elliot sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz 2018 Queensland
northern red-throated rainbow-skink (Carlia crypta)
Davies Creek, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia crypta Northern red-throated rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz 2018 Queensland
southern rainforest sunskink (Lampropholis similis)
Kirrama, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis similis Southern rainforest sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz 2018 Queensland
No thumbnail available Gehyra pseudopunctata Southern Kimberley spotted gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Bourke, Tedeschi, Oliver, & Moritz 2018 Western Australia
Northern Kimberley gecko (Gehyra pluraporosa)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Gehyra pluraporosa Northern Kimberley gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Bourke, Doughty, Tedeschi, Oliver, Myers & Moritz 2018 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Gehyra paranana Litchfield spotted gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Bourke, Doughty, Tedeschi, Oliver & Moritz 2018 Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Gehyra granulum Kimberley granular-toed gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Palmer, Bourke, Tedeschi, Oliver & Moritz 2018 Western Australia
grey-bellied sunskink (Lampropholis robertsi)
Mount Lewis, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis robertsi Grey-bellied sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram 1991 Queensland
rainforest sunskink (Lampropholis coggeri)
Davies Creek, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis coggeri Rainforest sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram 1991 Queensland
southern red-throated rainbow-skink (Carlia rubrigularis)
Millaa Millaa Falls, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia rubrigularis Southern red-throated rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Ingram & Covacevich 1989 Queensland
lesser robust fine-lined slider (Lerista karlschmidti)
Elcho Island, Northern Territory
© Eric Vanderduys
Lerista karlschmidti Lesser robust fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae (Marx & Hosmer) 1959 No longer considered part of the Queensland fauna. Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Strophurus trux Golden-eyed gecko Strophurus Gekkonidae Vanderduys 2017 Queensland
No thumbnail available Anilios systenos Sharp-snouted blindsnake Anilios Typhlopidae Ellis & Doughty 2017 Split from Murchison blind snake (Anilios leptosoma). Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios obtusifrons Blunt-snouted blindsnake Anilios Typhlopidae Ellis & Doughty 2017 Split from Murchison blind snake (Anilios leptosoma). Western Australia
Murchison blind snake (Anilios leptosoma)
Kalbarri region, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Anilios leptosoma Murchison blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Robb) 1972 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Sharp-snouted blindsnake (Anilios systenos) and blunt-snouted blindsnake (Anilios obtusifrons ) were split from this species in 2017. Western Australia
southern dotted-line robust slider (Lerista lineopunctulata)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista lineopunctulata Southern dotted-line robust slider Lerista Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Western Australia
northern dotted-line robust slider (Lerista miopus)
Carrarang Station, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Lerista miopus Northern dotted-line robust slider Lerista Scincidae (Günther) 1867 Western Australia
Monsoonal three-keeled rainbow-skink (Carlia isostriacantha)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia isostriacantha Monsoonal three-keeled rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Alfonso Silva, Santos, Ogilvie & Moritz 2017 Western Australia
Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Carlia insularis Kimberley islands rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Alfonso Silva, Santos, Ogilvie & Moritz 2017 Western Australia
Kimberley lined ctenotus (Ctenotus rhabdotus)
Central Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus rhabdotus Kimberley lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Rabosky & Doughty 2017 Western Australia
Northern Territory
Western Pilbara lined ctenotus (Ctenotus pallasotus)
Hamersley Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus pallasotus Western Pilbara lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Doughty & Rabosky 2017 Western Australia
Barkly Death Adder (Acanthophis hawkei)
Barkly Tablelands, Northern Territory
© Chris Jolly
Acanthophis hawkei Barkly Death Adder Acanthophis Elapidae Wells & Wellington 1985 Northern Territory
carpet python (Morelia spilota)
Mount Glorious, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Morelia spilota Carpet python Morelia Pythonidae (Lacépède) 1804 Removed the Centralian carpet python (Morelia bredli) and elevated to full species level. Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
centralian carpet python (Morelia bredli)
MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Morelia bredli Centralian carpet python Morelia Pythonidae (Gow) 1981 Elevated from a subspecies of the carpet python (Morelia spilota). Northern Territory
Eastern pygmy mulga snake (Pseudechis pailsei)
Mt Isa, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudechis pailsei Eastern pygmy mulga snake Pseudechis Elapidae (Hoser) 1998 Queensland
Northern Territory
Oenpelli python (Simalia oenpelliensis)
Arnhem Escarpment, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Simalia oenpelliensis Oenpelli python Simalia Pythonidae (Gow) 1977 Moved from Morelia to Simalia. Northern Territory
scrub python (Simalia kinghorni)
Wooroonooran National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Simalia kinghorni Scrub python Simalia Pythonidae (Stull) 1933 Moved from Morelia to Simalia. Queensland
north-eastern blind snake (Anilios torresianus)
Kirrama, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Anilios torresianus North-eastern blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Boulenger) 1889 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
water python (Liasis fuscus)
Fogg Dam, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Liasis fuscus Water python Liasis Pythonidae Peters 1873 Formerly Liasis mackloti, specimens from Australia are now considered to be a distinct species. Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Cape York shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis campbelli)
Aurukun, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Brachyurophis campbelli Cape York shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Kinghorn) 1929 Exhumed from Southern shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis semifasciatus). Queensland
yellow-faced whipsnake (Demansia psammophis)
Barakula State Forest, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Demansia psammophis Yellow-faced whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (Schlegel) 1837 Elevated the cupreiceps subspecies to full species. Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
reticulated whipsnake (Demansia reticulata)
Jurien Bay, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Demansia reticulata Reticulated whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (Gray) 1842 Elevated from subspecies of yellow-faced whipsnake (Demansia psammophis). Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
No thumbnail available Ctenophorus graafi Graaf's ring-tailed dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Storr) 1967 Elevated from a subspecies of western ring-tailed dragon (Ctenophorus caudicinctus). Northern Territory
Western Australia
Slater's ring-tailed dragon (Ctenophorus slateri)
Lark Quarry, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenophorus slateri Slater's ring-tailed dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Storr) 1967 Elevated from a subspecies of western ring-tailed dragon (Ctenophorus caudicinctus). Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
South Australia
No thumbnail available Ctenophorus infans Laverton ring-tailed dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Storr) 1967 Elevated from a subspecies of western ring-tailed dragon (Ctenophorus caudicinctus). Western Australia
Einasleigh rock dtella (Gehyra einasleighensis)
Mingela, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Gehyra einasleighensis Einasleigh rock dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae Bourke, Pratt, Vanderduys & Moritz 2017 Recently split from northern spotted rock dtella (Gehyra nana). Queensland
north-eastern death adder (Acanthophis praelongus)
Iron Range, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Acanthophis praelongus North-eastern death adder Acanthophis Elapidae Ramsay 1877 Separated from Top End death adder (Acanthophis rugosus). Queensland
Top End death adder (Acanthophis rugosus)
Daly Waters, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Acanthophis rugosus Top End death adder Acanthophis Elapidae Loveridge 1948 Removed from North-eastern death adder (Acanthophis praelongus). Northern Territory
Queensland
flat-tailed house gecko (Hemidactylus platyurus)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
© Stewart Macdonald
Hemidactylus platyurus Flat-tailed house gecko Hemidactylus Gekkonidae (Schneider) 1792 Recently found as an invasive species on Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Sri Lankan house gecko (Hemidactylus parvimaculatus)
Sri Lanka
© Ruchira Somaweera
Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Sri Lankan house gecko Hemidactylus Gekkonidae Deraniyagala 1953 Recently found as an invasive species on Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Mereenie velvet gecko (Oedura luritja)
Finke Gorge National Park, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Oedura luritja Mereenie velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae Oliver & McDonald 2016 Split from Marbled velvet gecko (Oedura marmorata). Northern Territory
Kimberley clawless gecko (Crenadactylus naso)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Crenadactylus naso Kimberley clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae Storr 1978 Western Australia,Northern Territory,Queensland
South-west Kimberley clawless gecko (Crenadactylus rostralis)
Geikie Gorge, Western Australia
© Paul Oliver
Crenadactylus rostralis South-west Kimberley clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae Storr 1978 Western Australia
Pilbara clawless gecko (Crenadactylus pilbarensis)
Hamersley Range, Western Austral
© Ray Lloyd
Crenadactylus pilbarensis Pilbara clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae Doughty, Ellis & Oliver 2016 Western Australia
Cape Range clawless gecko (Crenadactylus tuberculatus)
Exmouth region, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Crenadactylus tuberculatus Cape Range clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae Doughty, Ellis & Oliver 2016 Western Australia
Western clawless gecko (Crenadactylus occidentalis)
Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Crenadactylus occidentalis Western clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae Doughty, Ellis & Oliver 2016 Western Australia
south-western clawless gecko (Crenadactylus ocellatus)
Perth region, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Crenadactylus ocellatus South-western clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae (Gray) 1845 Western Australia
Central Uplands clawless gecko (Crenadactylus horni)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Crenadactylus horni Central Uplands clawless gecko Crenadactylus Gekkonidae (Lucas & Frost) 1895 Northern Territory,South Australia
unbanded delma (Delma butleri)
Denham, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Delma butleri Unbanded delma Delma Pygopodidae Storr 1987 Delma butleri is now considered a senior synonym of Delma haroldi Storr 1987. New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Victoria
No thumbnail available Hydrophis ocellatus Ocellated sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae Gray 1849 Elevated to full species status from Hydrophis ornatus ocellatus. 200 m bathymetric
No thumbnail available Hydrophis belcheri Belcher's sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae (Gray) 1849 Added to AROD. Northern Territory
Queensland
200m bathymetric
northern long-necked turtle (Chelodina oblonga)
Marrakai, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Chelodina oblonga Northern long-necked turtle Chelodina Cheluidae Gray 1841 The long-necked turtles from northern Australia were changed from Chelodina rugosa. Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
south-western long-necked turtle (Chelodina colliei)
Darling Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Chelodina colliei South-western long-necked turtle Chelodina Cheluidae Gray 1856 The south-western long-necked turtle was formerly known as Chelodina oblonga. This name is now use for the long-necks from northern Australia. Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista vittata Side-striped fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Greer, McDonald & Lawrie 1983 Populations from the vicinity of Blackbraes National Park have been reassigned to leaden-bellied fine-line slider (Lerista vanderduysi). Queensland
vine-thicket fine-lined slider (Lerista cinerea)
Hann Creek, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista cinerea Vine-thicket fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Greer, McDonald & Lawrie 1983 Populations of Mount Surprise slider (Lerista storri) from the Charters Towers region have now been reassigned to vine-thicket fine-lined slider (Lerista cinerea). Queensland
Hobson's fine-lined slider (Lerista hobsoni)
Pentland, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lerista hobsoni Hobson's fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer 2016 Split from vine-thicket fine-lined slider (Lerista cinerea) in 2016 Queensland
leaden-bellied fine-line slider (Lerista vanderduysi)
Lynd, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Lerista vanderduysi Leaden-bellied fine-line slider Lerista Scincidae Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer 2016 Split from Side-striped fine-lined slider (Lerista vittata) in 2016. Queensland
No thumbnail available Anilios zonula West Kimberley blindsnake Anilios Typhlopidae Ellis 2016 Described in 2016. Western Australia
centralian lashtail dragon (Amphibolurus centralis)
Ti Tree, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Amphibolurus centralis Centralian lashtail dragon Amphibolurus Agamidae (Loveridge) 1933 Northern Territory
Queensland
robust burrowing snake (Antaioserpens albiceps)
Aurukuun, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Antaioserpens albiceps Robust burrowing snake Antaioserpens Elapidae (Boulenger) 1898 Queensland
Warrego burrowing snake (Antaioserpens warro)
Chesterton Range, Queensland
© Jon-Paul Emery
Antaioserpens warro Warrego burrowing snake Antaioserpens Elapidae (De Vis) 1884 Queensland
No thumbnail available Elseya flaviventralis Yellow-bellied snapping turtle Elseya Cheluidae Thomson & Georges 2016 Northern Territory
Goldfields pebble-mimic dragons (Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos)
Meekatharra, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos Goldfields pebble-mimic dragons Tympanocryptis Agamidae Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville 2015 Western Australia
Fortescue pebble-mimic dragon (Tympanocryptis fortescuensis)
Chichester Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis fortescuensis Fortescue pebble-mimic dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville 2015 Western Australia
Hamersley pebble-mimic dragon (Tympanocryptis diabolicus)
Hamersley Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis diabolicus Hamersley pebble-mimic dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville 2015 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Tympanocryptis gigas Gascoyne pebble-mimic dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Mitchell 1948 Western Australia
western marbled velvet gecko (Oedura fimbria)
Karijini NP, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Oedura fimbria Western marbled velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae Oliver & Doughty 2016 Western Australia
Gulf marbled velvet gecko (Oedura bella)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Oedura bella Gulf marbled velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae Oliver & Doughty 2016 Queensland
Northern Territory
inland marbled velvet gecko (Oedura cincta)
MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory
© Stephen Zozaya
Oedura cincta Inland marbled velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae de Vis 1888 Queensland
Northern Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Kimberley Karst gecko (Gehyra girloorloo)
Southern Kimberley, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Gehyra girloorloo Kimberley Karst gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Oliver, Bourke, Pratt, Doughty & Moritz 2016 Western Australia
robust termitaria gecko (Gehyra kimberleyi)
Halls Creek, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Gehyra kimberleyi Robust termitaria gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Börner & Schüttler 1983 Western Australia
Northern Territory
Congoo gecko (Strophurus congoo)
Petford region, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Strophurus congoo Congoo gecko Strophurus Gekkonidae Vanderduys 2016 Queensland
Kimberley death adder (Acanthophis cryptamydros)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Acanthophis cryptamydros Kimberley death adder Acanthophis Elapidae Maddock, Ellis, Doughty, Smith & Wüster 2015 Split from Top End death adder (Acanthophis rugosus). Western Australia
Northern Territory
Bamboo Range rock skink (Liburnascincus artemis)
Musgrave region, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Liburnascincus artemis Bamboo Range rock skink Liburnascincus Scincidae Hoskin & Couper 2015 Queensland
Eastern deserts fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus ameyi)
Winton region, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Diplodactylus ameyi Eastern deserts fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Couper & Oliver 2016 Split from Eastern fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus platyurus), which in turn was split from variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus). Queensland
New South Wales
Wicherina worm lizard (Aprasia wicherina)
Wicherina region, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Aprasia wicherina Wicherina worm lizard Aprasia Pygopodidae Maryan, Adams & Aplin 2015 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios fossor Miner blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae Shea 2015 Described in 2015. Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Anilios insperatus Fassifern blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae Venchi, Wilson & Borsboom 2015 Described in 2015. Queensland
heath delma (Delma hebesa)
Fitzgerald National Park, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Delma hebesa Heath delma Delma Pygopodidae Maryan, Brennan, Adams & Aplin 2015 Split from Marble-faced delma (Delma australis) in 2015. Western Australia
marble-faced delma (Delma australis)
Ngarkat Conservation Park, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Delma australis Marble-faced delma Delma Pygopodidae Kluge 1974 Heath delma (Delma hebesa) was split from this species in 2015. New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Dampier Peninsula goanna (Varanus sparnus)
Mt Jowlaenga, Western Australia
© Ryan Ellis
Varanus sparnus Dampier Peninsula goanna Varanus Varanidae Doughty, Kealley, Fitch & Donnellan 2014 Split from Short-tailed pygmy monitor (Varanus brevicauda) in 2014. Western Australia
short-tailed pygmy monitor (Varanus brevicauda)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus brevicauda Short-tailed pygmy monitor Varanus Varanidae Boulenger 1898 Dampier Peninsula goanna (Varanus sparnus) was split from this species in 2014. Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Kimberley fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus custos)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Diplodactylus custos Kimberley fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Couper, Oliver & Pepper 2014 Split from Variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in 2014. Western Australia
western fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus bilybara)
Hamersley Range, Western Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Diplodactylus bilybara Western fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Couper, Pepper & Oliver 2014 Split from Variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in 2014. Western Australia
Gulf fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus barraganae)
Doomadgee, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Diplodactylus barraganae Gulf fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Couper, Oliver & Pepper 2014 Split from Variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in 2014. Queensland
Northern Territory
Eastern fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus platyurus)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Diplodactylus platyurus Eastern fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Parker 1926 Resurrected from synonymy with variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in 2014. Queensland
New South Wales
South Australia
Desert fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus laevis)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Jordan de Jong
Diplodactylus laevis Desert fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae (Sternfield) 1924 Resurrected from synonymy with variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in 2014. Northern Territory
Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland
northern fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus hillii)
Daly River, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Diplodactylus hillii Northern fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Longman 1915 Resurrected from synonymy with variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in 2014. Northern Territory
variable fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Diplodactylus conspicillatus Variable fat-tailed gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Lucas & Frost 1897 Split into multiple species in 2014. Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
dwarf litter-skink (Pygmaeascincus timlowi)
Biggenden, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Pygmaeascincus timlowi Dwarf litter-skink Pygmaeascincus Scincidae Ingram 1977 Moved from Menetia to Pygmaeascincus in 2014.1 Queensland
Magnetic Island dwarf skink (Pygmaeascincus sadlieri)
Magnetic Island, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Pygmaeascincus sadlieri Magnetic Island dwarf skink Pygmaeascincus Scincidae Greer 1991 Moved from Menetia to Pygmaeascincus in 2014.1 Queensland
fine-browed dwarf skink (Pygmaeascincus koshlandae)
McIvor River, Queensland
© Michael Anthony
Pygmaeascincus koshlandae Fine-browed dwarf skink Pygmaeascincus Scincidae Greer 1991 Moved from Menetia to Pygmaeascincus in 2014.1 Queensland
Limestone Range velvet gecko (Oedura murrumanu)
Oscar Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Oedura murrumanu Limestone Range velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae Oliver, Laver, Melville & Doughty 2014 Described in 2014. Western Australia
Cape Melville Rainbow Skink (Carlia wundalthini)
Melville Range, Queensland
© Conrad Hoskin
Carlia wundalthini Cape Melville Rainbow Skink Carlia Scincidae Hoskin 2014 Described in 2014. Queensland
McIlwraith bar-lipped skink (Glaphyromorphus nyanchupinta)
McIlwraith Range, Queensland
© Conrad Hoskin
Glaphyromorphus nyanchupinta McIlwraith bar-lipped skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae Hoskin & Couper 2014 Described in 2014. Queensland
Cape Melville bar-lipped skink (Glaphyromorphus othelarrni)
Melville Range, Queensland
© Conrad Hoskin
Glaphyromorphus othelarrni Cape Melville bar-lipped skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae Hoskin & Couper 2014 Described in 2014. Queensland
Arnhem phasmid gecko (Strophurus horneri)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Strophurus horneri Arnhem phasmid gecko Strophurus Gekkonidae Oliver & Parkin 2014 Described in 2014. Northern Territory
Roma earless dragon (Tympanocryptis wilsoni)
Roma, Queensland
© Steve Wilson
Tympanocryptis wilsoni Roma earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Melville, Smith, Hobson, Hunjan & Shoo 2014 Described in 2014. Queensland
Condamine earless dragon (Tympanocryptis condaminensis)
Bongeen, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis condaminensis Condamine earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Melville, Smith, Hobson, Hunjan & Shoo 2014 This 'Darling Downs' population has been previously referred to both Victorian grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis pinguicolla) and Tymanocryptis tetraporophora, but has now been formally described as a new species. Queensland
five-lined earless dragon (Tympanocryptis pentalineata)
Normanton, Queensland
© Jordan de Jong
Tympanocryptis pentalineata Five-lined earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Melville, Smith, Hobson, Hunjan & Shoo 2014 Split from Eyrean earless dragon (Tympanocryptis tetraporophora) in 2014. Queensland
centralian dtella (Gehyra montium)
Warburton, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Gehyra montium Centralian dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae Storr 1982 Rock-dwelling dtella (Gehyra pulingka) and Moritz's dtella (Gehyra moritzi) were split from this in 2014. Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
rock-dwelling dtella (Gehyra pulingka)
Stuart Highway, Northern Territory-SA border
© Jordan de Jong
Gehyra pulingka Rock-dwelling dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae Hutchinson, Sistrom, Donnellan & Hutchinson 2014 Split from Centralian dtella (Gehyra montium) in 2014. Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Moritz's dtella (Gehyra moritzi)
West MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Gehyra moritzi Moritz's dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae Hutchinson, Sistrom, Donnellan & Hutchinson 2014 Split from Centralian dtella (Gehyra montium) in 2014. Northern Territory
dwarf dtella (Gehyra minuta)
Three Ways, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Gehyra minuta Dwarf dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae King 1982 Updated description. Northern Territory
eastern tree dtella (Gehyra versicolor)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Gehyra versicolor Eastern tree dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae Hutchinson, Sistrom, Donnellan & Hutchinson 2014 Split from tree dtella (Gehyra variegata) in 2014 Victoria
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Northern Territory
tree dtella (Gehyra variegata)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Gehyra variegata Tree dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1836 eastern tree dtella (Gehyra versicolor) was split from this in 2014 South Australia
Western Australia
sharp-browed ctenotus (Ctenotus superciliaris)
North-west Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus superciliaris Sharp-browed ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Rabosky, Hutchinson, Donnellan, Talaba & Lovette 2014 Northern Territory
Western Australia
sand-diving blind snake (Anilios ammodytes)
Gorge Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Anilios ammodytes Sand-diving blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Montague) 1914 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios splendidus Splendid blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Aplin) 1998 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
thread-like blind snake (Anilios nema)
Rum Jungle, Northern Territory
© Paul Barden
Anilios nema Thread-like blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Shea & Horner) 1997 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Anilios longissimus Extremely long blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Aplin) 1998 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
Gane's blind snake (Anilios ganei)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Anilios ganei Gane's blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Aplin) 1998 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios yirrikalae Yirrkala blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Kinghorn) 1942 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Anilios yampiensis Yampi blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1981 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
brown-snouted blind snake (Anilios wiedii)
Ballendeen, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Anilios wiedii Brown-snouted blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Peters) 1867 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
Queensland
beaked blind snake (Anilios waitii)
Leonora, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Anilios waitii Beaked blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Boulenger) 1895 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
claw-snouted blind snake (Anilios unguirostris)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Anilios unguirostris Claw-snouted blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Peters) 1867 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios troglodytes Sandamara blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1981 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
Darwin blind snake (Anilios tovelli)
Humpty Doo, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Anilios tovelli Darwin blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Loveridge) 1945 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
Cooloola blind snake (Anilios silvia)
Yandina, Queensland
© Melissa Bruton
Anilios silvia Cooloola blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Ingram & Covacevich) 1993 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
No thumbnail available Anilios robertsi Roberts' blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Couper, Covacevich & Wilson) 1998 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
proximus blind snake (Anilios proximus)
Eudlo, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Anilios proximus Proximus blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Waite) 1893 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
rotund blind snake (Anilios pinguis)
Jarrahdale, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Anilios pinguis Rotund blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Waite) 1897 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
Pilbara blind snake (Anilios pilbarensis)
Pilbara region, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Anilios pilbarensis Pilbara blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Aplin & Donnellan) 1993 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
blackish blind snake (Anilios nigrescens)
Smiths Lake, New South Wales
© Ryan Harvey
Anilios nigrescens Blackish blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Gray) 1845 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
No thumbnail available Anilios minimus Groote Eylandt dwarf blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Kinghorn) 1929 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
No thumbnail available Anilios micromma Small-eyed blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1981 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios margaretae Buff-snouted blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1981 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
robust blind snake (Anilios ligatus)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Anilios ligatus Robust blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Peters) 1879 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
No thumbnail available Anilios leucoproctus Cape York blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Boulenger) 1889 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
Kimberley shallow-soil blind snake (Anilios kimberleyensis)
Central Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Anilios kimberleyensis Kimberley shallow-soil blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1981 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
Western Australia
Kimberley deep-soil blind snake (Anilios howi)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Anilios howi Kimberley deep-soil blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1983 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
pale-headed blind snake (Anilios hamatus)
Leonora, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Anilios hamatus Pale-headed blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1981 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
Top End blind snake (Anilios guentheri)
Central Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Anilios guentheri Top End blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Peters) 1865 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
Western Australia
long-beaked blind snake (Anilios grypus)
Gorge Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Anilios grypus Long-beaked blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Waite) 1918 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
interior blind snake (Anilios endoterus)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Jordan de Jong
Anilios endoterus Interior blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Waite) 1918 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
northern blind snake (Anilios diversus)
Cloncurry, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Anilios diversus Northern blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Waite) 1894 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Cape York striped blind snake (Anilios chamodracaena)
Pormpuraaw, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Anilios chamodracaena Cape York striped blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Ingram & Covacevich) 1993 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
centralian blind snake (Anilios centralis)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Anilios centralis Centralian blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Storr) 1984 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Northern Territory
faint-striped blind snake (Anilios broomi)
Brooklyn Station, Queenland
© Eric Vanderduys
Anilios broomi Faint-striped blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Boulenger) 1898 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
prong-snouted blind snake (Anilios bituberculatus)
Deniliquin. New South Wales
© Mark Sanders
Anilios bituberculatus Prong-snouted blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Peters) 1863 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
shovel-snouted blind snake (Anilios batillus)
Line drawing from original description by Edgar Waite
© Public domain image
Anilios batillus Shovel-snouted blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Waite) 1894 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
southern blind snake (Anilios australis)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Anilios australis Southern blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Gray) 1845 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Western Australia
no-spined blind snake (Anilios aspina)
Julia Creek, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Anilios aspina No-spined blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Couper, Covacevich & Wilson) 1998 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. Queensland
small-headed blind snake (Anilios affinis)
Injune, Queensland
© Rob Valentic
Anilios affinis Small-headed blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Boulenger) 1889 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
Queensland
southern Pilbara rock goanna (Varanus hamersleyensis)
Karijini National Park, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus hamersleyensis Southern Pilbara rock goanna Varanus Varanidae Maryan, Oliver, Fitch & O'Connell 2014 Split from Northern Pilbara rock monitor (Varanus pilbarensis). Western Australia
northern Pilbara rock monitor (Varanus pilbarensis)
Burrup Peninsula, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Varanus pilbarensis Northern Pilbara rock monitor Varanus Varanidae Storr 1980 Southern Pilbara rock goanna (Varanus hamersleyensis) was split from this in 2014. Western Australia
tawny dragon (Ctenophorus decresii)
Burra, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Ctenophorus decresii Tawny dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1837 Barrier Range dragon (Ctenophorus mirrityana) was split from this species in 2013. South Australia
Barrier Range dragon (Ctenophorus mirrityana)
Mutawintji National Park, New South Wales
© Matthew Bonnett
Ctenophorus mirrityana Barrier Range dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae McLean, Moussalli, Sass & Stuart-Fox 2013 Split from tawny dragon (Ctenophorus decresii) New South Wales
Gnaraloo worm-lizard (Aprasia litorea)
Gnaraloo Homestead, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Aprasia litorea Gnaraloo worm-lizard Aprasia Pygopodidae Maryan, Bush & Adams 2013 Described in 2013.1 Western Australia
black Pilbara gecko (Heteronotia atra)
Harding River Dam, Northern Territory
© Brad Maryan
Heteronotia atra Black Pilbara gecko Heteronotia Gekkonidae Pepper, Doughty, Fujita, Moritz and Keogh 2013 Split from Desert cave gecko (Heteronotia spelea) in 2013.1 Western Australia
pale-headed gecko (Heteronotia fasciolatus)
West Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Heteronotia fasciolatus Pale-headed gecko Heteronotia Gekkonidae Pepper, Doughty, Fujita, Moritz and Keogh 2013 Split from Desert cave gecko (Heteronotia spelea) in 2013.1 Northern Territory
Cape Melville shadeskink (Saproscincus saltus)
Cape Melville, Queensland
© Conrad Hoskin
Saproscincus saltus Cape Melville shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae Hoskin 2013 Newly described. Queensland
spotted sandplain gecko (Diplodactylus polyophthalmus)
Perth, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Diplodactylus polyophthalmus Spotted sandplain gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Günther 1867 Split into Cloudy stone gecko (Diplodactylus nebulosus) and speckled stone gecko (Diplodactylus lateroides). Western Australia
speckled stone gecko (Diplodactylus lateroides)
Darling Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Diplodactylus lateroides Speckled stone gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Doughty & Oliver 2013 Split from Spotted sandplain gecko (Diplodactylus polyophthalmus) in 2013. Western Australia
cloudy stone gecko (Diplodactylus nebulosus)
Gairdner Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Diplodactylus nebulosus Cloudy stone gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Doughty & Oliver 2013 Split from Spotted sandplain gecko (Diplodactylus polyophthalmus) in 2013. Western Australia
Cape Melville leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius eximius)
Cape Melville, Queensland
© Conrad Hoskin
Saltuarius eximius Cape Melville leaf-tailed gecko Saltuarius Gekkonidae Hoskin & Couper 2013 Newly described in a spectacular fashion. Queensland
Batavia Coast worm lizard (Aprasia clairae)
East Wallabi Island, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Aprasia clairae Batavia Coast worm lizard Aprasia Pygopodidae Maryan, How and Adams 2013 Split from Aprasia repens. Western Australia
western narrow-banded skink (Eremiascincus pallidus)
Wickham area, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Eremiascincus pallidus Western narrow-banded skink Eremiascincus Scincidae Günther 1875 Resurrected from synonymy with eastern narrow-banded skink (Eremiascincus fasciolatus). Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
northern narrow–banded skink (Eremiascincus intermedius)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Eremiascincus intermedius Northern narrow–banded skink Eremiascincus Scincidae Sternfeld 1919 Resurrected from synonymy with eastern narrow-banded skink (Eremiascincus fasciolatus). Northern Territory
Western Australia
ghost skink (Eremiascincus phantasmus)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Eremiascincus phantasmus Ghost skink Eremiascincus Scincidae Meke, Doughty & Donnellan 2013 Split from Eastern narrow-banded skink (Eremiascincus fasciolatus). Northern Territory
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Victoria
eastern narrow-banded skink (Eremiascincus fasciolatus)
Dingo region, Queensland
© Brad Maryan
Eremiascincus fasciolatus Eastern narrow-banded skink Eremiascincus Scincidae (Günther) 1867 Redescribed in 2013. Queensland
Mount Ossa leaf-tailed gecko (Phyllurus ossa)
Mt Ossa, Queensland
© David Fischer
Phyllurus ossa Mount Ossa leaf-tailed gecko Phyllurus Gekkonidae Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993 Split into three subspecies in 2013. Queensland
eastern water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii)
Brisbane, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Intellagama lesueurii Eastern water dragon Intellagama Agamidae (Gray) 1831 Moved from Physignathus to Intellagama. Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
South Australia
multi-pored gecko (Gehyra multiporosa)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Gehyra multiporosa Multi-pored gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Palmer, Sistrom, Bauer & Donnellan 2012 Split from Kimberley Plateau dtella (Gehyra occidentalis) in 2012. Western Australia
small wedge-toed gecko (Gehyra spheniscus)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Gehyra spheniscus Small wedge-toed gecko Gehyra Gekkonidae Doughty, Palmer, Sistrom, Bauer & Donnellan 2012 Split from Crocodile-faced dtella (Gehyra xenopus). Western Australia
Amelia's dragon (Diporiphora ameliae)
Valetta Station, Queensland
© Angus Emmott
Diporiphora ameliae Amelia's dragon Diporiphora Agamidae Emmott, Couper, Melville & Chapple 2012 Split from the Canegrass dragon (Diporiphora winneckei) in 2012. Queensland
open-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia pectoralis)
Breeding male. Theodore, Queensland.
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia pectoralis Open-litter rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae (De Vis) 1885 Was recently split into several species: elegant rainbow-skink (Carlia decora) orange-flanked rainbow-skink (Carlia rubigo) Whitsunday rainbow-skink (Carlia inconnexa) New South Wales
Queensland
Whitsunday rainbow-skink (Carlia inconnexa)
Whitsunday Island, Queensland. Breeding male.
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia inconnexa Whitsunday rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Ingram & Covacevich 1989 Elevated from a subspecies of open-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia pectoralis) in 2012. Queensland
orange-flanked rainbow-skink (Carlia rubigo)
Breeding male. Magnetic Island, Queensland.
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia rubigo Orange-flanked rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Hoskin & Couper 2012 Split from Open-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia pectoralis) in 2012. Queensland
elegant rainbow-skink (Carlia decora)
Mating Pair. Alligator Creek, Queensland.
© Stewart Macdonald
Carlia decora Elegant rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae Hoskin & Couper 2012 Split from Open-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia pectoralis) in 2012. Queensland
grey-striped western desert dragon (Diporiphora paraconvergens)
Southern Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stephen Mahoney
Diporiphora paraconvergens Grey-striped western desert dragon Diporiphora Agamidae Doughty, Kealley & Melville 2012 Western Australia
South Australia
Northern Territory
Carnarvon dragon (Diporiphora adductus)
Exmouth, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Diporiphora adductus Carnarvon dragon Diporiphora Agamidae Doughty, Kealley & Melville 2012 Western Australia
northern Pilbara tree dragon (Diporiphora vescus)
Wodgina, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Diporiphora vescus Northern Pilbara tree dragon Diporiphora Agamidae Doughty, Kealley & Melville 2012 Western Australia
coastal plains skink (Ctenotus ora)
Cape Naturaliste, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus ora Coastal plains skink Ctenotus Scincidae Kay & Keogh 2012 Split from Common south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus labillardieri) group. Western Australia
mosaic sea snake (Aipysurus mosaicus)
Weipa, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Aipysurus mosaicus Mosaic sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Sanders, Rasmussen, Elmberg, Mumpuni, Guinea, Blias, Lee & Fry 2012 Split from Aipysurus eydouxii. Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
rough-scaled sea snake (Hydrophis donaldi)
Weipa, Queensland
© Kanishka Dimithra Bandara Ukuwela
Hydrophis donaldi Rough-scaled sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae Ukuwela, Sanders & Fry 2012 Newly described. Queensland
Kimberley bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus kimberleyensis)
East Montalivet Island, Western Australia
© Robert Browne-Cooper
Cyrtodactylus kimberleyensis Kimberley bent-toed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gekkonidae Bauer & Doughty 2012 Newly described. Western Australia
black-spined nobbi dragon (Diporiphora phaeospinosa)
Blackdown Tablelands, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Diporiphora phaeospinosa Black-spined nobbi dragon Diporiphora Agamidae Melville & Edwards 2011 Split from Nobbi dragon (Diporiphora nobbi) in 2011.1 Queensland
nobbi dragon (Diporiphora nobbi)
Alpha, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Diporiphora nobbi Nobbi dragon Diporiphora Agamidae (Witten) 1972 Moved from Amphibolurus to Diporiphora.1 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
coastal ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus)
Black Mountain, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus Coastal ring-tailed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gekkonidae (De Vis) 1892 Renamed from Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis. Split into multiple species in 2011.1 Queensland
McIlwraith ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus pronarus)
McIlwraith Range, Queensland
© Michael Anthony
Cyrtodactylus pronarus McIlwraith ring-tailed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gekkonidae Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey 2011 Split from Coastal ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus) in 2011.1 Queensland
Pascoe River ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus adorus)
Pascoe River area, Queensland
© Conrad Hoskin
Cyrtodactylus adorus Pascoe River ring-tailed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gekkonidae Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey 2011 Split from Coastal ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus) in 2011.1 Queensland
Hoskin's ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus hoskini)
Tozer's Gap, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Cyrtodactylus hoskini Hoskin's ring-tailed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gekkonidae Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey 2011 Split from Coastal ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus) in 2011.1 Queensland
inland ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus mcdonaldi)
Chillagoe, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cyrtodactylus mcdonaldi Inland ring-tailed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gekkonidae Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey 2011 Split from Coastal ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus) in 2011.1 Queensland
clouded gecko (Amalosia jacovae)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Amalosia jacovae Clouded gecko Amalosia Gekkonidae (Couper, Keim & Hoskin) 2007 Split from Oedura rhombifer and then moved to Amalosia. Queensland
New South Wales
robust velvet gecko (Nebulifera robusta)
Brisbane, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Nebulifera robusta Robust velvet gecko Nebulifera Gekkonidae (Boulenger) 1885 Formerly included in Oedura.1 New South Wales
Queensland
zigzag velvet gecko (Amalosia rhombifer)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Amalosia rhombifer Zigzag velvet gecko Amalosia Gekkonidae (Gray) 1845 Formerly included in Oedura.1 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
reticulated velvet gecko (Hesperoedura reticulata)
Crows Nest, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Hesperoedura reticulata Reticulated velvet gecko Hesperoedura Gekkonidae (Bustard) 1969 Formerly included in Oedura.1 Western Australia
slim velvet gecko (Amalosia obscura)
Artesian Range, Western Australia
© Gina Barnett
Amalosia obscura Slim velvet gecko Amalosia Gekkonidae (King) 1984 Formerly included in Oedura.1 Western Australia
Lesueur's velvet gecko (Amalosia lesueurii)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
© David Fischer
Amalosia lesueurii Lesueur's velvet gecko Amalosia Gekkonidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1836 Formerly included in Oedura.1 New South Wales
Queensland
western beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ornata)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Rhynchoedura ornata Western beaked gecko Rhynchoedura Gekkonidae Günther 1867 Was split into multiple species in 2011.1 Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
Eyre Basin beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura eyrensis)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Rhynchoedura eyrensis Eyre Basin beaked gecko Rhynchoedura Gekkonidae Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh 2011 Was split from Western beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ornata) in 2011.1 Queensland
South Australia
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Brigalow beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura mentalis)
Mariala National Park region, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Rhynchoedura mentalis Brigalow beaked gecko Rhynchoedura Gekkonidae Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh 2011 Was split from Western beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ornata) in 2011.1 Queensland
border beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura angusta)
Isisford, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Rhynchoedura angusta Border beaked gecko Rhynchoedura Gekkonidae Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh 2011 Was split from Western beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ornata) in 2011.1 Queensland
New South Wales
South Australia
eastern beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ormsbyi)
Westmar, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Rhynchoedura ormsbyi Eastern beaked gecko Rhynchoedura Gekkonidae Wells & Wellington 1985 Was split from Western beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ornata) in 2011.1 New South Wales
Queensland
northern beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura sexapora)
Southern Ningbings, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Rhynchoedura sexapora Northern beaked gecko Rhynchoedura Gekkonidae Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh 2011 Was split from Western beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ornata) in 2011.1 Western Australia
Northern Territory
Resetar's mangrove snake (Myron resetari)
Broome, Western Australia
© Scott van Barneveld
Myron resetari Resetar's mangrove snake Myron Homalopsidae Murphy 2011 Split from Richardson's mangrove snake (Myron richardsonii) in 2011.1 Western Australia
Eastern three-toed earless skink (Hemiergis talbingoensis)
Tom Groggin, New South Wales
© Mark Sanders
Hemiergis talbingoensis Eastern three-toed earless skink Hemiergis Scincidae Copland 1946 Elevated from H. decresiensis talbingoensis1, and H. decresiensis davisi has been moved to Hemiergis talbingoensis davisi. Victoria
New South Wales
Macleay's water snake (Pseudoferania polylepis)
Mount Carbine, Queensland
© Rob Valentic
Pseudoferania polylepis Macleay's water snake Pseudoferania Homalopsidae (Fischer) 1886 Northern Territory
Queensland
Pilbara barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus seorsus)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Underwoodisaurus seorsus Pilbara barking gecko Underwoodisaurus Gekkonidae Doughty & Oliver 2011 Split from the Thick-tailed gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii) in 2011. Western Australia
thick-tailed gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii)
Cracow, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Underwoodisaurus milii Thick-tailed gecko Underwoodisaurus Gekkonidae (Bory de Saint-Vincent) 1825 The Pilbara population of this species was described as a new species: Pilbara barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus seorsus).1 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
southern pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia depressa)
Little Sandy Desert, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Egernia depressa Southern pygmy spiny-tailed skink Egernia Scincidae (Günther) 1875 This species was split into central pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia eos), Western Pilbara spiny-tailed skink (Egernia cygnitos) and Eastern Pilbara spiny-tailed skink (Egernia epsisolus)1. Western Australia
Eastern Pilbara spiny-tailed skink (Egernia epsisolus)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Egernia epsisolus Eastern Pilbara spiny-tailed skink Egernia Scincidae Doughty, Kealley & Donnellan 2011 Spit from Southern pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia depressa) in 2011.1 Western Australia
Western Pilbara spiny-tailed skink (Egernia cygnitos)
Mt Mcleod, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Egernia cygnitos Western Pilbara spiny-tailed skink Egernia Scincidae Doughty, Kealley & Donnellan 2011 Spit from Southern pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia depressa) in 2011.1 Western Australia
central pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia eos)
Warburton, Western Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Egernia eos Central pygmy spiny-tailed skink Egernia Scincidae Doughty, Kealley & Donnellan 2011 Spit from Southern pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia depressa) in 2011.1 Western Australia
Northern Territory
three-toed earless skink (Hemiergis decresiensis)
Adelaide, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Hemiergis decresiensis Three-toed earless skink Hemiergis Scincidae (Cuvier) 1829 H. decresiensis talbingoensis has been elevated to Eastern three-toed earless skink (Hemiergis talbingoensis)1, and H. decresiensis davisi has been moved to Hemiergis talbingoensis davisi. South Australia
New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko (Uvidicolus sphyrurus)
Girraween, Queensland
© Dan Lynch
Uvidicolus sphyrurus New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko Uvidicolus Gekkonidae (Ogilby) 1892 Moved to a new genus. New South Wales
Queensland
blue-tailed goanna (Varanus doreanus)
Lockerbie Scrub, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Varanus doreanus Blue-tailed goanna Varanus Varanidae (Meyer) 1874 Now considered to be found in Australia. Queensland
south-western mulch-skink (Hemiergis gracilipes)
Lake Jasper, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Hemiergis gracilipes South-western mulch-skink Hemiergis Scincidae (Steindachner) 1870 Moved from Glaphyromorphus to Hemiergis. Western Australia
highlands forest-skink (Anepischetosia maccoyi)
Wollongong, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Anepischetosia maccoyi Highlands forest-skink Anepischetosia Scincidae (Lucas & Frost) 1894 Changed the spelling of the genus name. See taxonomic notes on the Anepischetosia page for comments. New South Wales
Victoria
South Australia
Australian Capital Territory
Essingtonian ctenotus (Ctenotus essingtonii)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus essingtonii Essingtonian ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Gray) 1842 Ctenotus essingtonii brevipes was elevated to full species status as the short-footed ctenotus (Ctenotus brevipes) Northern Territory
short-footed ctenotus (Ctenotus brevipes)
Aurukuun, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Ctenotus brevipes Short-footed ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Elevated from a subspecies of Essingtonian ctenotus (Ctenotus essingtonii) Queensland
spear-like ctenotus (Ctenotus quirinus)
Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory
© Paul Barden
Ctenotus quirinus Spear-like ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner 2007 Newly described species that I've only just found out about. Pulled out of the Essingtonian ctenotus (Ctenotus essingtonii) complex. Northern Territory
massive-gibber ctenotus (Ctenotus septenarius)
Windorah, Queensland
© David Fischer
Ctenotus septenarius Massive-gibber ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae King, Horner & Fyfe 1988 Regarded as a senior synonym of Ctenotus aphrodite. Queensland
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Shark Bay heath dragon (Ctenophorus butleri)
Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenophorus butleri Shark Bay heath dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Storr) 1977 Moved from Rankinia to Ctenophorus. Elevated from a subspecies of Gnaraloo heath dragon (Ctenophorus parviceps). Western Australia
eastern heath dragon (Ctenophorus chapmani)
Burnabbie, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenophorus chapmani Eastern heath dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Storr) 1977 Moved from Rankinia to Ctenophorus. Elevated from a subspecies of western heath dragon (Ctenophorus adelaidensis). Western Australia
South Australia
Gnaraloo heath dragon (Ctenophorus parviceps)
Coral Bay, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenophorus parviceps Gnaraloo heath dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae Storr 1964 Moved from Rankinia to Ctenophorus. Ctenophorus parviceps butleri has been elevated to full species status: Shark Bay heath dragon (Ctenophorus butleri). Western Australia
western heath dragon (Ctenophorus adelaidensis)
Perth, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Ctenophorus adelaidensis Western heath dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae (Gray) 1841 Moved from Rankinia to Ctenophorus. Ctenophorus adelaidensis chapmani elevated to full species status: eastern heath dragon (Ctenophorus chapmani). Western Australia
ranges stone gecko (Diplodactylus furcosus)
Burra region, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Diplodactylus furcosus Ranges stone gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Peters 1863 Resurrected from synonymy with eastern stone gecko (Diplodactylus vittatus). South Australia
New South Wales
desert wood gecko (Diplodactylus wiru)
Queen Victoria Spring, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Diplodactylus wiru Desert wood gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Hutchinson, Doughty & Oliver 2009 Newly described species, split off from eastern stone gecko (Diplodactylus vittatus). Western Australia
South Australia
south coast gecko (Diplodactylus calcicolus)
Eucla, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Diplodactylus calcicolus South coast gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Hutchinson, Doughty & Oliver 2009 Newly described species, split off from eastern stone gecko (Diplodactylus vittatus). Western Australia
South Australia
pale broad-blazed slider (Lerista petersoni)
Nanutarra, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista petersoni Pale broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1976 Lerista talpina has been synonymised with this species. Western Australia
slender broad-blazed slider (Lerista uniduo)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Gina Barnett
Lerista uniduo Slender broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1984 Lerista maculosa has been synonymised with this species. Western Australia
Pilbara blue-tailed slider (Lerista zietzi)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista zietzi Pilbara blue-tailed slider Lerista Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1985 Lerista chalybura has been synonymised with this species. Western Australia
Rochford slider (Lerista rochfordensis)
Rochford Scrub, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Lerista rochfordensis Rochford slider Lerista Scincidae Amey & Couper 2009 Newly described species. Queensland
sun-loving litter-skink (Lygisaurus zuma)
Paluma, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Lygisaurus zuma Sun-loving litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae Couper 1993 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
Endeavour River litter-skink (Lygisaurus tanneri)
Cooktown, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lygisaurus tanneri Endeavour River litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae Ingram & Covacevich 1988 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
Eastern Cape litter-skink (Lygisaurus sesbrauna)
Iron Range, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Lygisaurus sesbrauna Eastern Cape litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae Ingram & Covacevich 1988 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
Chillagoe litter-skink (Lygisaurus rococo)
Chillagoe, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lygisaurus rococo Chillagoe litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae Ingram & Covacevich 1988 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
fire-tailed rainbow-skink (Lygisaurus parrhasius)
Glennie Tableland, Queensland
© Michael Anthony
Lygisaurus parrhasius Fire-tailed rainbow-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae (Couper, Covacevich & Lethbridge) 1994 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
red-tailed litter-skink (Lygisaurus malleolus)
Laura region, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lygisaurus malleolus Red-tailed litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae (Roberts, Couper, Worthington Wilmer, Amey & Zug) 2005 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
rainforest edge litter-skink (Lygisaurus laevis)
Julatten, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lygisaurus laevis Rainforest edge litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae (Oudemans) 1894 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
iridescent litter-skink (Lygisaurus foliorum)
Barakula State Forest, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lygisaurus foliorum Iridescent litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae De Vis 1884 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. New South Wales
Queensland
large-disced litter-skink (Lygisaurus aeratus)
Wenlock River, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lygisaurus aeratus Large-disced litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae (Garman) 1901 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
translucent litter-skink (Lygisaurus macfarlani)
Wenlock River, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Lygisaurus macfarlani Translucent litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae (Günther) 1877 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Northern Territory
Queensland
No thumbnail available Lygisaurus abscondita Hidden litter-skink Lygisaurus Scincidae (Worthington Wilmer, Couper, Amey, Zug & Roberts) 2005 Moved from Carlia to Lygisaurus. Queensland
Coen rock-skink (Liburnascincus coensis)
Pascoe River, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Liburnascincus coensis Coen rock-skink Liburnascincus Scincidae (Mitchell) 1953 Moved from Carlia to Liburnascincus. Queensland
Black Mountain rock-skink (Liburnascincus scirtetis)
Black Mountain, Queensland
© David Fischer
Liburnascincus scirtetis Black Mountain rock-skink Liburnascincus Scincidae (Ingram & Covacevich) 1980 Moved from Carlia to Liburnascincus. Queensland
outcrop rock-skink (Liburnascincus mundivensis)
Undara Volcanic National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Liburnascincus mundivensis Outcrop rock-skink Liburnascincus Scincidae (Broom) 1898 Moved from Carlia to Liburnascincus. Queensland
lowlands bar-lipped skink (Eremiascincus pardalis)
Pormpuraaw, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Eremiascincus pardalis Lowlands bar-lipped skink Eremiascincus Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Moved from Glaphyromorphus to Eremiascincus. Queensland
northern bar-lipped skink (Eremiascincus isolepis)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eremiascincus isolepis Northern bar-lipped skink Eremiascincus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 Moved from Glaphyromorphus to Eremiascincus. Northern Territory
Western Australia
Queensland
orange-sided bar-lipped skink (Eremiascincus douglasi)
Humpty Doo, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Eremiascincus douglasi Orange-sided bar-lipped skink Eremiascincus Scincidae (Storr) 1967 Moved from Glaphyromorphus to Eremiascincus. Northern Territory
brown-sided bar-lipped skink (Eremiascincus brongersmai)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Eremiascincus brongersmai Brown-sided bar-lipped skink Eremiascincus Scincidae (Storr) 1972 Moved from Glaphyromorphus to Eremiascincus. Western Australia
closed-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia longipes)
Cooktown, Queensland
© David Fischer
Carlia longipes Closed-litter rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Six-toothed rainbow-skink (Carlia sexdentata) and five-keeled rainbow-skink (Carlia quinquecarinata) have been removed from synonymy with this species. Queensland
No thumbnail available Carlia quinquecarinata Five-keeled rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Restored from synonomy with closed-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia longipes). Queensland
six-toothed rainbow-skink (Carlia sexdentata)
Pascoe River, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Carlia sexdentata Six-toothed rainbow-skink Carlia Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Restored from synonomy with closed-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia longipes). Northern Territory
Queensland
mosaic desert skink (Eremiascincus musivus)
Dampier, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Eremiascincus musivus Mosaic desert skink Eremiascincus Scincidae Mecke, Doughty & Donnellan 2009 Newly described species. Western Australia
Eastern Pilbara lined ctenotus (Ctenotus duricola)
Gorge Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus duricola Eastern Pilbara lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Elevated from a subspecies of coarse sands ctenotus (Ctenotus piankai). Western Australia
Roberts' scaly-foot (Pygopus robertsi)
Shipton's Flat, Queensland
© Steve Wilson
Pygopus robertsi Roberts' scaly-foot Pygopus Pygopodidae Oliver, Couper & Amey 2010 Newly described species. Queensland
southern rock dtella (Gehyra lazelli)
Mootwingee, New South Wales
© Stephen Mahoney
Gehyra lazelli Southern rock dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae (Wells & Wellington) 1985 Resurrected from synonymy with tree dtella (Gehyra variegata).1 South Australia
New South Wales
No thumbnail available Proablepharus barrylyoni Eastern soil-crevice skink Proablepharus Scincidae Couper, Limpus, McDonald & Amey 2010 Newly described species. Queensland
ten-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus decaneurus)
Mount Elizabeth Station, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus decaneurus Ten-lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Ctenotus yampiensis has been demoted to a subspecies of this species. Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
median-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus mesotes)
Anjo Peninsula, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus mesotes Median-striped ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner 2009 Newly described species. Western Australia
No thumbnail available Ctenotus vagus Uneven-striped ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner 2009 Newly described species. Western Australia
chained ctenotus (Ctenotus halysis)
Doongan Station, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus halysis Chained ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner 2009 Newly described species. Western Australia
northern Pilbara beak-faced gecko (Diplodactylus galaxias)
Millstream, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Diplodactylus galaxias Northern Pilbara beak-faced gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Doughty, Pepper & Keogh 2010 Newly described species. Western Australia
western brown snake (Pseudonaja mengdeni)
Leinster, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Pseudonaja mengdeni Western brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae Wells & Wellington 1985 Resurrected from synonymy with northern brown snake (Pseudonaja nuchalis). Western Australia
South Australia
Northern Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
shield-snouted brown snake (Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha)
Quilpie, Queensland
© Rob Valentic
Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha Shield-snouted brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae (McCoy) 1879 Resurrected from synonymy with northern brown snake (Pseudonaja nuchalis). South Australia
New South Wales
Victoria
Northern Territory
Queensland
Snowy Mountains skink (Liopholis guthega)
Falls Creek, Victoria
© Rob Valentic
Liopholis guthega Snowy Mountains skink Liopholis Scincidae (Donnellan, Hutchinson, Dempsey & Osborne) 2002 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis New South Wales
Victoria
desert skink (Liopholis inornata)
Leonora, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Liopholis inornata Desert skink Liopholis Scincidae (Rosén) 1905 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
great desert skink (Liopholis kintorei)
Southern Tanami, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Liopholis kintorei Great desert skink Liopholis Scincidae (Stirling & Zietz) 1893 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Centralian Ranges rock-skink (Liopholis margaretae)
Harts Range, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Liopholis margaretae Centralian Ranges rock-skink Liopholis Scincidae (Storr) 1968 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Northern Territory
South Australia
Eastern Ranges rock-skink (Liopholis modesta)
Tenterfield, New South Wales
Captive animal kindly provided by Danny Brown

© Stewart Macdonald
Liopholis modesta Eastern Ranges rock-skink Liopholis Scincidae (Storr) 1968 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis New South Wales
Queensland
mountain skink (Liopholis montana)
Mt Hotham, Victoria
© Jordan de Jong
Liopholis montana Mountain skink Liopholis Scincidae (Donnellan, Hutchinson, Dempsey & Osborne) 2002 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Victoria
bull skink (Liopholis multiscutata)
Jurien Bay, Western Australia
© Dean Bradshaw
Liopholis multiscutata Bull skink Liopholis Scincidae (Mitchell & Behrndt) 1949 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
south-western rock-skink (Liopholis pulchra)
Stirling Ranges, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Liopholis pulchra South-western rock-skink Liopholis Scincidae (Werner) 1910 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Western Australia
Slater's skink (Liopholis slateri)
Alice Springs region, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Liopholis slateri Slater's skink Liopholis Scincidae (Storr) 1968 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Northern Territory
South Australia
night skink (Liopholis striata)
Ti Tree, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Liopholis striata Night skink Liopholis Scincidae (Sternfeld) 1919 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
White's skink (Liopholis whitii)
Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales
© Stewart Macdonald
Liopholis whitii White's skink Liopholis Scincidae (Lacépède) 1804 Moved from Egernia to Liopholis Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
western mourning skink (Lissolepis luctuosa)
Margaret River, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Lissolepis luctuosa Western mourning skink Lissolepis Scincidae (Peters) 1866 Moved from Egernia to Lissolepis Western Australia
eastern mourning skink (Lissolepis coventryi)
Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
© Ray Lloyd
Lissolepis coventryi Eastern mourning skink Lissolepis Scincidae (Storr) 1978 Moved from Egernia to Lissolepis New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Arnhem Land skink (Bellatorias obiri)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Lindley McKay
Bellatorias obiri Arnhem Land skink Bellatorias Scincidae (Wells & Wellington) 1985 Moved from Egernia to Bellatorias Northern Territory
land mullet (Bellatorias major)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Bellatorias major Land mullet Bellatorias Scincidae (Gray) 1845 Moved from Egernia to Bellatorias New South Wales
Queensland
major skink (Bellatorias frerei)
Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
© Kirrily Douglas
Bellatorias frerei Major skink Bellatorias Scincidae (Günther) 1897 Moved from Egernia to Bellatorias New South Wales
Queensland
Southern sandplain gecko (Lucasium bungabinna)
Bungalbin Hill, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lucasium bungabinna Southern sandplain gecko Lucasium Gekkonidae Doughty & Hutchinson 2008 Split off from sand-plain gecko (Lucasium stenodactylum) South Australia
Western Australia
Cape Range stone gecko (Diplodactylus capensis)
Exmouth, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Diplodactylus capensis Cape Range stone gecko Diplodactylus Gekkonidae Doughty, Oliver & Adams 2008 Split off from Pilbara stone gecko (Diplodactylus mitchelli) Western Australia
Quinkan velvet gecko (Oedura jowalbinna)
Jowalbinna, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Oedura jowalbinna Quinkan velvet gecko Oedura Gekkonidae Hoskin & Higgie 2008 Newly described Queensland
Oakview leaf-tailed gecko (Phyllurus kabikabi)
Oakview State Forest, Queensland
© Steve Wilson
Phyllurus kabikabi Oakview leaf-tailed gecko Phyllurus Gekkonidae Couper, Hamlin & Hoskin 2008 Split off from ringed thin-tailed gecko (Phyllurus caudiannulatus) Queensland
Kate's leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius kateae)
Wyan, New South Wales
© Stewart Macdonald
Saltuarius kateae Kate's leaf-tailed gecko Saltuarius Gekkonidae Couper, Sadlier, Shea & Worthington Wilmer 2008 Split off from southern leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius swaini) New South Wales
Moritz's leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius moritzi)
Smiths Lake, New South Wales
© Henry Cook
Saltuarius moritzi Moritz's leaf-tailed gecko Saltuarius Gekkonidae Couper, Sadlier, Shea & Worthington Wilmer 2008 Split off from southern leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius swaini) New South Wales
timid slider (Lerista timida)
Lake Broadwater Conservation Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lerista timida Timid slider Lerista Scincidae (De Vis) 1888 Resurrected from synonymy with wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri). Mistakenly called Lerista rhodonoides, but later corrected. Western Australia
South Australia
Northern Territory
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
elegant snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus pulcher)
Brisbane, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus pulcher Elegant snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae (Sternfeld) 1918 Split off from wall skink (Cryptoblepharus virgatus) New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
agile snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus zoticus)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus zoticus Agile snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from blotched snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus megastictus) Northern Territory
Queensland
spangled snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus wulbu)
Mount Borradaile, Northern Territory
© Kaylem Staniforth
Cryptoblepharus wulbu Spangled snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from blotched snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus megastictus) Northern Territory
russet snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus ustulatus)
Karijini National Park, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus ustulatus Russet snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from blotched snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus megastictus) Western Australia
pygmy snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus tytthos)
Broome, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Cryptoblepharus tytthos Pygmy snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from Péron's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus) Western Australia
ragged snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)
Porcupine Gorge, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus pannosus Ragged snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from Péron's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus) New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
pale snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus ochrus)
Coward Springs Siding, South Australia
© Brad Maryan
Cryptoblepharus ochrus Pale snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from Péron's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus) South Australia
Mertens' snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus mertensi)
Roper Bar, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus mertensi Mertens' snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from Péron's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus) Northern Territory
Juno's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus juno)
King Leopold Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Cryptoblepharus juno Juno's snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from blotched snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus megastictus) Northern Territory
Western Australia
Arafura snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus gurrmul)
Templar Island, Northern Territory
© Lindley McKay
Cryptoblepharus gurrmul Arafura snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from coastal snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus litoralis) Northern Territory
noble snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus exochus)
Point Spring, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Cryptoblepharus exochus Noble snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from Péron's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus) Northern Territory
Western Australia
dappled snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus daedalos)
Gregory National Park, Northern Territory
© Aaron Fenner
Cryptoblepharus daedalos Dappled snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from blotched snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus megastictus) Northern Territory
Swanson's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus cygnatus)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus cygnatus Swanson's snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from Péron's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus) Northern Territory
Adams' snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus adamsi)
Blencoe Falls, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptoblepharus adamsi Adams' snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Horner 2007 Split off from wall skink (Cryptoblepharus virgatus) Queensland
western desert taipan (Oxyuranus temporalis)
Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Oxyuranus temporalis Western desert taipan Oxyuranus Elapidae Doughty, Maryan, Donnellan & Hutchinson 2007 Newly described Western Australia
Northern Territory
powerful three-toed slider (Lerista verhmens)
Cleaverville, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista verhmens Powerful three-toed slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
Rolfe's slider (Lerista rolfei)
Mount Phillip Homestead, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista rolfei Rolfe's slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista occulta Hidden slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
Nevin's three-toed slider (Lerista nevinae)
Wickham, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista nevinae Nevin's three-toed slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
micro slider (Lerista micra)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Gina Barnett
Lerista micra Micro slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
King's three-toed slider (Lerista kingi)
Lake Moore, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista kingi King's three-toed slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
Jackson's three-toed slider (Lerista jacksoni)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista jacksoni Jackson's three-toed slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
sharp-blazed three-toed slider (Lerista clara)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista clara Sharp-blazed three-toed slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Newly described Western Australia
friendly slider (Lerista amicorum)
Fortescue Floodout, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista amicorum Friendly slider Lerista Scincidae Smith & Adams 2007 Split off from wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
Cape Range slider (Lerista allochira)
Cape Range National Park, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista allochira Cape Range slider Lerista Scincidae Kendrick 1989 Resurrected from synonymy with wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri) Western Australia
tawny snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus ruber)
Victoria River District, Northern Territory
© Tom Parkin
Cryptoblepharus ruber Tawny snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Börner & Schüttler 1981 Northern Territory
Western Australia
metallic snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus metallicus)
Wenlock River, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Cryptoblepharus metallicus Metallic snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Buchanan's snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus buchananii)
Newman region, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Cryptoblepharus buchananii Buchanan's snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae Gray 1838 Western Australia
Inland snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus australis)
Mt Isa, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Cryptoblepharus australis Inland snake-eyed skink Cryptoblepharus Scincidae (Sternfeld) 1918 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Arnhem shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis morrisi)
Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory
© Peter Street
Brachyurophis morrisi Arnhem shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Horner) 1998 Northern Territory
Eucla ctenotus (Ctenotus euclae)
Fowlers Bay, South Australia
© Aaron Fenner
Ctenotus euclae Eucla ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr, Smith & Johnstone 1999 South Australia
Western Australia
Pilbara death adder (Acanthophis wellsi)
Pannawonica, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Acanthophis wellsi Pilbara death adder Acanthophis Elapidae Hoser 1999 Western Australia
intermediate bandy-bandy (Vermicella intermedia)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Vermicella intermedia Intermediate bandy-bandy Vermicella Elapidae Keogh & Smith 1996 Northern Territory
Western Australia
Western pygmy mulga snake (Pseudechis weigeli)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Pseudechis weigeli Western pygmy mulga snake Pseudechis Elapidae (Wells & Wellington) 1987 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Shine's whipsnake (Demansia shinei)
Three Ways, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Demansia shinei Shine's whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Shea 2007 Northern Territory
Western Australia
crack-dwelling whipsnake (Demansia rimicola)
Hughenden, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Demansia rimicola Crack-dwelling whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Scanlon 2007 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
sombre whipsnake (Demansia quaesitor)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Demansia quaesitor Sombre whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Shea 2007 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Carpentarian whipsnake (Demansia flagellatio)
Mt Isa, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Demansia flagellatio Carpentarian whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Wells & Wellington 1985 Queensland
narrow-headed whipsnake (Demansia angusticeps)
Fitzroy River, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Demansia angusticeps Narrow-headed whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (Macleay) 1888 Northern Territory
Western Australia
black-necked whipsnake (Demansia calodera)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Demansia calodera Black-necked whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Storr 1978 Western Australia
Northern Territory
dark-spined blind snake (Anilios bicolor)
Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria
© Henry Cook
Anilios bicolor Dark-spined blind snake Anilios Typhlopidae (Peters) 1858 Moved from Ramphotyphlops to Anilios in 2014. New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Bush's monitor (Varanus bushi)
Newman region, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Varanus bushi Bush's monitor Varanus Varanidae Aplin, Fitch & King 2006 Western Australia
Nullarbor earless dragon (Tympanocryptis houstoni)
Brooks Soak, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Tympanocryptis houstoni Nullarbor earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Storr 1982 South Australia
Western Australia
centralian earless dragon (Tympanocryptis centralis)
The Olgas, Northern Territory
© Dr Danny Brown
Tympanocryptis centralis Centralian earless dragon Tympanocryptis Agamidae Sternfeld 1924 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Arnhemland two-lined dragon (Diporiphora arnhemica)
Tablelands, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Diporiphora arnhemica Arnhemland two-lined dragon Diporiphora Agamidae Storr 1974 Northern Territory
Western Australia
reddening sand-dragon (Ctenophorus rubens)
Carnarvon, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Ctenophorus rubens Reddening sand-dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae Storr 1965 Western Australia
Lake Disappointment dragon (Ctenophorus nguyarna)
Lake Disappointment, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenophorus nguyarna Lake Disappointment dragon Ctenophorus Agamidae Doughty, Maryan, Melville & Austin 2007 Western Australia
Burns' dragon (Amphibolurus burnsi)
Glenmorgan, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Amphibolurus burnsi Burns' dragon Amphibolurus Agamidae (Wells & Wellington) 1985 New South Wales
Queensland
Eungella shadeskink (Saproscincus eungellensis)
Eungella, Queensland
© Brendan Schembri
Saproscincus eungellensis Eungella shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae Sadlier, Couper, Colgan, Vanderduys & Rickard 2005 Queensland
pale-lipped shadeskink (Saproscincus basiliscus)
Mission Beach, Queensland
© David Fischer
Saproscincus basiliscus Pale-lipped shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae (Ingram & Rawlinson) 1981 Queensland
orange-tailed soil-crevice skink (Proablepharus naranjicaudus)
Pigeon Hole Station, Northern Territory
© Lindley McKay
Proablepharus naranjicaudus Orange-tailed soil-crevice skink Proablepharus Scincidae Greer, Fisher & Horner 2004 Northern Territory
Edwards' slider (Lerista edwardsae)
Kimba, South Australia
© David Fischer
Lerista edwardsae Edwards' slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1982 South Australia
lyre-patterned slider (Lerista chordae)
Torrens Creek, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista chordae Lyre-patterned slider Lerista Scincidae Amey, Kutt & Hutchinson 2005 Queensland
Baynes' slider (Lerista baynesi)
Eyre Bird Observatory, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista baynesi Baynes' slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 South Australia
Western Australia
Mount Elliot mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus clandestinus)
Mount Elliot, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Glaphyromorphus clandestinus Mount Elliot mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae Hoskin & Couper 2004 Queensland
ribbon ctenotus (Ctenotus taeniatus)
Glendambo, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Ctenotus taeniatus Ribbon ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Mitchell) 1949 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
No thumbnail available Ctenotus rosarium Red-earth ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Couper, Amey & Kutt 2002 Queensland
eastern ctenotus (Ctenotus orientalis)
Coffin Bay, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus orientalis Eastern ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1971 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
saltbush ctenotus (Ctenotus olympicus)
Olive Downs Station, NW New South Wales
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus olympicus Saltbush ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Hutchinson & Donnellan 1999 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Teale's delma (Delma tealei)
Shothole Canyon, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Delma tealei Teale's delma Delma Pygopodidae Maryan, Aplin & Adams 2007 Western Australia
Peterson's delma (Delma petersoni)
Great Victorian Desert, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Delma petersoni Peterson's delma Delma Pygopodidae Shea 1991 South Australia
Western Australia
banded delma (Delma desmosa)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Delma desmosa Banded delma Delma Pygopodidae Maryan, Aplin & Adams 2007 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
black-headed worm-lizard (Aprasia picturata)
Minara Homestead, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Aprasia picturata Black-headed worm-lizard Aprasia Pygopodidae Smith & Henry 1999 Western Australia
Kristin's spiny-tailed gecko (Strophurus krisalys)
Normanton, Queensland
© Gina Barnett
Strophurus krisalys Kristin's spiny-tailed gecko Strophurus Gekkonidae Sadlier, O'Meally & Shea 2005 Queensland
Gulbaru gecko (Phyllurus gulbaru)
Hervey Range, Queensland
© David Fischer
Phyllurus gulbaru Gulbaru gecko Phyllurus Gekkonidae Hoskin, Couper & Schneider 2003 Queensland
Champion's leaf-tailed gecko (Phyllurus championae)
Mackay region, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Phyllurus championae Champion's leaf-tailed gecko Phyllurus Gekkonidae Schneider, Couper, Hoskin & Covacevich 2000 Queensland
riverine leaf-tailed gecko (Phyllurus amnicola)
Mount Elliott, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Phyllurus amnicola Riverine leaf-tailed gecko Phyllurus Gekkonidae Hoskin, Couper, Schneider & Covacevich 2000 Queensland
pelagic gecko (Nactus pelagicus)
Mount Panie, New Caledonia
© George Cruiser
Nactus pelagicus Pelagic gecko Nactus Gekkonidae (Girard) 1858 Queensland
King's dtella (Gehyra koira)
Kununurra,, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Gehyra koira King's dtella Gehyra Gekkonidae Horner 2005 Northern Territory
Western Australia
red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta)
Indiana, United States of America
© Richard Reams
Trachemys scripta Red-eared slider Trachemys Emydidae (Schoepff) 1792 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
Stirling's turtle (Elseya stirlingi)
Tully region, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Elseya stirlingi Stirling's turtle Elseya Cheluidae Wells 2007 Queensland
centralian bandy-bandy (Vermicella vermiformis)
Serpentine Gorge, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Vermicella vermiformis Centralian bandy-bandy Vermicella Elapidae Keogh & Smith 1996 Northern Territory
Pilbara bandy-bandy (Vermicella snelli)
Marble Bar, Western Australia
© Ryan Mackintosh
Vermicella snelli Pilbara bandy-bandy Vermicella Elapidae Storr 1968 Western Australia
northern shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis roperi)
Adelaide River, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Brachyurophis roperi Northern shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Kinghorn) 1931 Northern Territory
Western Australia
Queensland
northern hooded scaly-foot (Pygopus steelescotti)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Pygopus steelescotti Northern hooded scaly-foot Pygopus Pygopodidae James, Donnellan & Hutchinson 2001 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
eastern hooded scaly-foot (Pygopus schraderi)
Ravenswood, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Pygopus schraderi Eastern hooded scaly-foot Pygopus Pygopodidae Boulenger 1913 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Alexander's gecko (Christinus alexanderi)
Nullabor Plain, South Australia
© Henry Cook
Christinus alexanderi Alexander's gecko Christinus Gekkonidae (Storr) 1987 South Australia
Western Australia
Cann's long-necked turtle (Chelodina canni)
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Chelodina canni Cann's long-necked turtle Chelodina Cheluidae McCord & Thomson 2002 Northern Territory
Queensland
sandstone long-necked turtle (Chelodina burrungandjii)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Chelodina burrungandjii Sandstone long-necked turtle Chelodina Cheluidae Thomson, Kennett & Georges 2000 Northern Territory
good-legged slider (Lerista eupoda)
Cue, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista eupoda Good-legged slider Lerista Scincidae Smith 1996 Western Australia
Stuart's ctenotus (Ctenotus stuarti)
Point Stuart, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus stuarti Stuart's ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner 1995 Northern Territory
unspotted ctenotus (Ctenotus astictus)
Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory
© Anders Zimny
Ctenotus astictus Unspotted ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner 1995 Northern Territory
satinay sand skink (Coggeria naufragus)
Fraser Island, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Coggeria naufragus Satinay sand skink Coggeria Scincidae Couper, Covacevich, Marsterson & Shea 1996 Queensland
northern yellow-faced turtle (Emydura tanybaraga)
Wenlock River, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Emydura tanybaraga Northern yellow-faced turtle Emydura Cheluidae Cann 1997 Northern Territory
Queensland
No thumbnail available Wollumbinia purvisi Purvis' turtle Wollumbinia Cheluidae Wells & Wellington 1985 New South Wales
gulf snapping turtle (Elseya lavarackorum)
NE Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory
© Gina Barnett
Elseya lavarackorum Gulf snapping turtle Elseya Cheluidae (White & Archer) 1994 Northern Territory
Queensland
Irwin's turtle (Elseya irwini)
Broken River, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Elseya irwini Irwin's turtle Elseya Cheluidae Cann 1997 Queensland
No thumbnail available Wollumbinia georgesi Bellinger River snapping turtle Wollumbinia Cheluidae Cann 1997 New South Wales
Bell's turtle (Wollumbinia bellii)
Eastern Queensland
© Scott Eipper
Wollumbinia bellii Bell's turtle Wollumbinia Cheluidae (Gray) 1844 New South Wales
Queensland
Shark Bay sea snake (Aipysurus pooleorum)
Freycinet Estuary, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Aipysurus pooleorum Shark Bay sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae L.A. Smith 1974 Western Australia
leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback turtle Dermochelys Dermochelyidae (Vandelli) 1761 Queensland
Western Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
New South Wales
South Australia
Northern Territory
200 m bathymetric
flatback turtle (Natator depressus)
Bowen, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Natator depressus Flatback turtle Natator Cheloniidae (Garman) 1880 200 m bathymetric
Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)
Aurukun, Queensland
© Brian Ross
Lepidochelys olivacea Olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys Cheloniidae (Eschscholtz) 1829 200 m bathymetric
Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
© Mariana Fuentes
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys Cheloniidae (Linnaeus) 1766 200 m bathymetric
Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
green turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Nesting turtle - Exmouth region, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Chelonia mydas Green turtle Chelonia Cheloniidae (Linnaeus) 1758 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) Caretta caretta Loggerhead turtle Caretta Cheloniidae (Linnaeus) 1758 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
Fitzroy River turtle (Rheodytes leukops)
Connors River, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Rheodytes leukops Fitzroy River turtle Rheodytes Cheluidae Legler & Cann 1980 Queensland
western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina)
Perth region, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudemydura umbrina Western swamp turtle Pseudemydura Cheluidae Siebenrock 1901 Western Australia
northern red-faced turtle (Emydura victoriae)
Central Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Emydura victoriae Northern red-faced turtle Emydura Cheluidae (Gray) 1842 Northern Territory
Western Australia
painted turtle (Emydura subglobosa)
Wongalara Sanctuary, Northern Territory
© Stephen Zozaya
Emydura subglobosa Painted turtle Emydura Cheluidae Krefft 1876 Northern Territory
Queensland
southern snapping turtle (Elseya albagula)
Connors River, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Elseya albagula Southern snapping turtle Elseya Cheluidae Thomson, Georges & Limpus 2006 Queensland
Murray River turtle (Emydura macquarii)
Mary River, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Emydura macquarii Murray River turtle Emydura Cheluidae (Gray) 1830 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Mary River turtle (Elusor macrurus)
Mary River, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Elusor macrurus Mary River turtle Elusor Cheluidae Cann & Legler 1994 Queensland
saw-shelled turtle (Wollumbinia latisternum)
Mary River, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Wollumbinia latisternum Saw-shelled turtle Wollumbinia Cheluidae Gray 1867 New South Wales
Queensland
Northern Territory
northern snapping turtle (Elseya dentata)
Berry Springs, Northern Territory
© Stephen Zozaya
Elseya dentata Northern snapping turtle Elseya Cheluidae (Gray) 1863 Northern Territory
Western Australia
flat-shelled turtle (Chelodina steindachneri)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Chelodina steindachneri Flat-shelled turtle Chelodina Cheluidae Siebenrock 1914 Western Australia
eastern long-necked turtle (Chelodina longicollis)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Chelodina longicollis Eastern long-necked turtle Chelodina Cheluidae (Shaw) 1794 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
broad-shelled turtle (Chelodina expansa)
Brisbane, Queensland
© Jeremy Ringma
Chelodina expansa Broad-shelled turtle Chelodina Cheluidae Gray 1857 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta)
Daly River, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Carettochelys insculpta Pig-nosed turtle Carettochelys Carettochelydidae Ramsay 1886 Northern Territory
Christmas Island blind snake (Ramphotyphlops exocoeti)
Christmas Island
© David Hunter
Ramphotyphlops exocoeti Christmas Island blind snake Ramphotyphlops Typhlopidae Boulenger 1887 Christmas Island
flowerpot blind snake (Indotyphlops braminus)
Brisbane, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Indotyphlops braminus Flowerpot blind snake Indotyphlops Typhlopidae (Daudin) 1803 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
large-scaled sea krait (Laticauda laticaudata)
Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
© George Cruiser
Laticauda laticaudata Large-scaled sea krait Laticauda Laticaudidae (Linnaeus) 1758 New South Wales
Queensland
wide-faced sea krait (Laticauda colubrina)
Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
© George Cruiser
Laticauda colubrina Wide-faced sea krait Laticauda Laticaudidae (Schneider) 1799 200 m bathymetric
yellow-bellied sea snake (Pelamis platurus)
Marcus Beach, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
© Rex Stock
Pelamis platurus Yellow-bellied sea snake Pelamis Hydrophiidae (Linnaeus) 1766 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania
200 m bathymetric
northern mangrove snake (Parahydrophis mertoni)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Parahydrophis mertoni Northern mangrove snake Parahydrophis Hydrophiidae (Roux) 1910 Northern Territory
200 m bathymetric
spine-bellied sea snake (Lapemis curtus)
Weipa, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lapemis curtus Spine-bellied sea snake Lapemis Hydrophiidae (Shaw) 1802 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
No thumbnail available Hydrophis pacificus Large-headed sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae Boulenger 1896 200 m bathymetric
No thumbnail available Hydrophis macdowelli Small-headed sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae Kharin 1983 200 m bathymetric
200 mile fishing zone
elegant sea snake (Hydrophis elegans)
Weipa, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Hydrophis elegans Elegant sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae (J.E. Gray) 1842 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
geometrical sea snake (Hydrophis czeblukovi)
Broome, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Hydrophis czeblukovi Geometrical sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae (Kharin) 1984 200 m bathymetric
No thumbnail available Hydrophis coggeri Slender-necked sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae (Kharin) 1984 200 m bathymetric
200 mile fishing zone
No thumbnail available Hydrophis caerulescens Dwarf sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae (Shaw) 1802 200 m bathymetric
Queensland
No thumbnail available Hydrophis atriceps Black-headed sea snake Hydrophis Hydrophiidae Günther 1864 200 m bathymetric
Northern Territory
black-ringed mangrove snake (Hydrelaps darwiniensis)
Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Hydrelaps darwiniensis Black-ringed mangrove snake Hydrelaps Hydrophiidae Boulenger 1896 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
mangrove sea snake (Ephalophis greyae)
Wickham, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ephalophis greyae Mangrove sea snake Ephalophis Hydrophiidae Smith 1931 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Enhydrina zweifeli Zweifel's sea snake Enhydrina Hydrophiidae Kharin 1985 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
turtle-headed sea snake (Emydocephalus annulatus)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Emydocephalus annulatus Turtle-headed sea snake Emydocephalus Hydrophiidae Krefft 1869 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
olive-headed sea snake (Disteira major)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Disteira major Olive-headed sea snake Disteira Hydrophiidae (Shaw) 1802 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
spectacled sea snake (Disteira kingii)
Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Disteira kingii Spectacled sea snake Disteira Hydrophiidae (Boulenger) 1896 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
Stokes' sea snake (Astrotia stokesii)
Cairns, Queensland
© David Stowe
Astrotia stokesii Stokes' sea snake Astrotia Hydrophiidae (Gray) 1846 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
No thumbnail available Aipysurus tenuis Mjoberg's sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Lönnberg & Andersson 1913 Western Australia
olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis)
Mission Beach, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Aipysurus laevis Olive sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Lacépède 1804 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
No thumbnail available Aipysurus fuscus Dusky sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Tschudi 1837 Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
leaf-scaled sea snake (Aipysurus foliosquama)
Barrow Island, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Aipysurus foliosquama Leaf-scaled sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Smith 1926 Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
Dubois' sea snake (Aipysurus duboisii)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Chris Cooper
Aipysurus duboisii Dubois' sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Bavay 1869 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
short-nosed sea snake (Aipysurus apraefrontalis)
Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Aipysurus apraefrontalis Short-nosed sea snake Aipysurus Hydrophiidae Smith 1926 Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
horned sea snake (Acalyptophis peronii)
Weipa, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Acalyptophis peronii Horned sea snake Acalyptophis Hydrophiidae (Duméril) 1853 Queensland
Northern Territory
Western Australia
200 m bathymetric
narrow-banded bandy-bandy (Vermicella multifasciata)
Victoria River Downs, Northern Territory
© Paul Horner
Vermicella multifasciata Narrow-banded bandy-bandy Vermicella Elapidae (Longman) 1915 Northern Territory
Western Australia
bandy-bandy (Vermicella annulata)
Mount Carbine, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Vermicella annulata Bandy-bandy Vermicella Elapidae (Gray) 1841 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
rough-scaled snake (Tropidechis carinatus)
Mount Glorious, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Tropidechis carinatus Rough-scaled snake Tropidechis Elapidae (Krefft) 1863 New South Wales
Queensland
curl snake (Suta suta)
Alpha, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Suta suta Curl snake Suta Elapidae (Peters) 1863 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
mallee black-headed snake (Parasuta spectabilis)
Dublin, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Parasuta spectabilis Mallee black-headed snake Parasuta Elapidae (Krefft) 1869 New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
little spotted snake (Suta punctata)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Suta punctata Little spotted snake Suta Elapidae (Boulenger) 1896 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Ord curl snake (Suta ordensis)
Preserved holotype. Argyle Downs, Western Australia.
© Stephen Zozaya
Suta ordensis Ord curl snake Suta Elapidae (Storr) 1984 Northern Territory
Western Australia
Mitchell's short-tailed snake (Parasuta nigriceps)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Parasuta nigriceps Mitchell's short-tailed snake Parasuta Elapidae (Günther) 1863 New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
monk snake (Parasuta monachus)
Hammersley Ranges, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Parasuta monachus Monk snake Parasuta Elapidae (Storr) 1964 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Gould's hooded snake (Parasuta gouldii)
Lancelin, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Parasuta gouldii Gould's hooded snake Parasuta Elapidae (Gray) 1841 Western Australia
little whip snake (Parasuta flagellum)
Dunkeld, Victoria
© Henry Cook
Parasuta flagellum Little whip snake Parasuta Elapidae (McCoy) 1978 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Rosen's snake (Suta fasciata)
Wittenoom, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Suta fasciata Rosen's snake Suta Elapidae (Rosén) 1905 Western Australia
Dwyer's snake (Parasuta dwyeri)
Glenmorgan, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Parasuta dwyeri Dwyer's snake Parasuta Elapidae (Worrell) 1956 New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
southern shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis semifasciatus)
Kimba, South Australia
© David Fischer
Brachyurophis semifasciatus Southern shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Günther) 1864 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Dampierland burrowing snake (Simoselaps minimus)
Broome, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Simoselaps minimus Dampierland burrowing snake Simoselaps Elapidae (Worrell) 1960 Western Australia
West Coast banded snake (Simoselaps littoralis)
Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Simoselaps littoralis West Coast banded snake Simoselaps Elapidae (Storr) 1968 Western Australia
unbanded shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis incinctus)
Augathella, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Brachyurophis incinctus Unbanded shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Storr) 1968 Northern Territory
Queensland
narrow-banded shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis fasciolatus)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Brachyurophis fasciolatus Narrow-banded shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Günther) 1872 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
black-striped burrowing snake (Neelaps calonotus)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Neelaps calonotus Black-striped burrowing snake Neelaps Elapidae (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril) 1854 Western Australia
black-naped snake (Neelaps bimaculatus)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Neelaps bimaculatus Black-naped snake Neelaps Elapidae (Bibron & Duméril) 1854 South Australia
Western Australia
Jan's banded snake (Simoselaps bertholdi)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Simoselaps bertholdi Jan's banded snake Simoselaps Elapidae (Jan) 1859 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Australian coral snake (Brachyurophis australis)
Westmar, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Brachyurophis australis Australian coral snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Krefft) 1864 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
north-western shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis approximans)
Exmouth, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Brachyurophis approximans North-western shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis Elapidae (Glauert) 1954 Western Australia
desert banded snake (Simoselaps anomalus)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Simoselaps anomalus Desert banded snake Simoselaps Elapidae (Sternfeld) 1919 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
northern small-eyed snake (Cryptophis pallidiceps)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Cryptophis pallidiceps Northern small-eyed snake Cryptophis Elapidae (Günther) 1858 Northern Territory
Western Australia
black-striped snake (Cryptophis nigrostriatus)
Palm Cove, Queensland
© Brendan Schembri
Cryptophis nigrostriatus Black-striped snake Cryptophis Elapidae (Krefft) 1964 Queensland
eastern small-eyed snake (Cryptophis nigrescens)
Mount Glorious, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptophis nigrescens Eastern small-eyed snake Cryptophis Elapidae (Günther) 1862 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
pink snake (Cryptophis incredibilis)
Prince of Wales Island, Queensland
© Steve Wilson
Cryptophis incredibilis Pink snake Cryptophis Elapidae (Wells & Wellington) 1985 Queensland
Carpentaria snake (Cryptophis boschmai)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cryptophis boschmai Carpentaria snake Cryptophis Elapidae (Brongersma & Knaap-van Meeuwen) 1964 Queensland
square-nosed snake (Rhinoplocephalus bicolor)
Yallingup, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Rhinoplocephalus bicolor Square-nosed snake Rhinoplocephalus Elapidae Müller 1885 Western Australia
eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis)
Ipswich, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudonaja textilis Eastern brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril) 1854 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
northern brown snake (Pseudonaja nuchalis)
Juvenile animal - Katherine, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudonaja nuchalis Northern brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae Günther 1858 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
ringed brown snake (Pseudonaja modesta)
Hamelin Pool, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Pseudonaja modesta Ringed brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae (Günther) 1872 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Ingram's brown snake (Pseudonaja ingrami)
Lorna Downs Station, Queensland
© Rob Valentic
Pseudonaja ingrami Ingram's brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae (Boulenger) 1908 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Peninsula brown snake (Pseudonaja inframacula)
Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Pseudonaja inframacula Peninsula brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae (Waite) 1925 South Australia
Western Australia
speckled brown snake (Pseudonaja guttata)
Windorah, Queensland
© David Fischer
Pseudonaja guttata Speckled brown snake Pseudonaja Elapidae (Parker) 1926 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
dugite (Pseudonaja affinis)
Boxer Island, Western Australia
© Rob Valentic
Pseudonaja affinis Dugite Pseudonaja Elapidae Günther 1872 Western Australia
South Australia
red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus)
Dalby, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudechis porphyriacus Red-bellied black snake Pseudechis Elapidae (Shaw) 1794 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Papuan black snake (Pseudechis papuanus)
Saibai Island, Queensland
© Tom Parkin
Pseudechis papuanus Papuan black snake Pseudechis Elapidae Peters & Doria 1878 Queensland
spotted black snake (Pseudechis guttatus)
Glenmorgan, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudechis guttatus Spotted black snake Pseudechis Elapidae De Vis 1905 New South Wales
Queensland
Collett's snake (Pseudechis colletti)
Muttaburra, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudechis colletti Collett's snake Pseudechis Elapidae Boulenger 1902 Queensland
spotted mulga snake (Pseudechis butleri)
Paynes Find, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Pseudechis butleri Spotted mulga snake Pseudechis Elapidae Smith 1982 Western Australia
mulga snake (Pseudechis australis)
Exmouth region, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Pseudechis australis Mulga snake Pseudechis Elapidae (Gray) 1842 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
coastal taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus)
Cooktown, Queensland
© Brendan Schembri
Oxyuranus scutellatus Coastal taipan Oxyuranus Elapidae (Peters) 1867 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus)
Windorah, Queensland
© David Fischer
Oxyuranus microlepidotus Inland taipan Oxyuranus Elapidae (McCoy) 1879 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
tiger snake (Notechis scutatus)
Kunghur, New South Wales
© Sandy Macdonald
Notechis scutatus Tiger snake Notechis Elapidae (Peters) 1861 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia
Stephens' banded snake (Hoplocephalus stephensii)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Hoplocephalus stephensii Stephens' banded snake Hoplocephalus Elapidae Krefft 1869 New South Wales
Queensland
broad-headed snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides)
Nowra, New South Wales
© Matthew Bonnett
Hoplocephalus bungaroides Broad-headed snake Hoplocephalus Elapidae (Schlegel) 1837 New South Wales
pale-headed snake (Hoplocephalus bitorquatus)
Lake Broadwater Conservation Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Hoplocephalus bitorquatus Pale-headed snake Hoplocephalus Elapidae (Jan) 1859 New South Wales
Queensland
marsh snake (Hemiaspis signata)
Mount Nebo, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Hemiaspis signata Marsh snake Hemiaspis Elapidae (Jan) 1859 New South Wales
Queensland
grey snake (Hemiaspis damelii)
Goondiwindi, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Hemiaspis damelii Grey snake Hemiaspis Elapidae (Günther) 1876 New South Wales
Queensland
brown-headed snake (Furina tristis)
Iron Range, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Furina tristis Brown-headed snake Furina Elapidae (Günther) 1858 Queensland
orange-naped snake (Furina ornata)
Alpha, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Furina ornata Orange-naped snake Furina Elapidae (Gray) 1842 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Dunmall's snake (Furina dunmalli)
Yuleba, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Furina dunmalli Dunmall's snake Furina Elapidae (Worrell) 1955 Queensland
red-naped snake (Furina diadema)
Mingela, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Furina diadema Red-naped snake Furina Elapidae (Schlegel) 1837 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
yellow-naped snake (Furina barnardi)
Speewah, Queensland
© Brendan Schembri
Furina barnardi Yellow-naped snake Furina Elapidae (Kinghorn) 1939 Queensland
short-nosed snake (Elapognathus minor)
Rocky Gully, Western Australia
© Rob Valentic
Elapognathus minor Short-nosed snake Elapognathus Elapidae (Günther) 1863 Western Australia
bardick (Echiopsis curta)
Stirling Ranges, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Echiopsis curta Bardick Echiopsis Elapidae (Schlegel) 1837 New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Lake Cronin snake (Paroplocephalus atriceps)
Lake Cronin, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Paroplocephalus atriceps Lake Cronin snake Paroplocephalus Elapidae (Storr) 1980 Western Australia
mustard-bellied snake (Drysdalia rhodogaster)
Leura, New South Wales
© Henry Cook
Drysdalia rhodogaster Mustard-bellied snake Drysdalia Elapidae (Jan & Sordelli) 1873 New South Wales
Masters' snake (Drysdalia mastersii)
Coffin Bay, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Drysdalia mastersii Masters' snake Drysdalia Elapidae (Krefft) 1866 South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
white-lipped snake (Drysdalia coronoides)
Dunkeld, Victoria
© Henry Cook
Drysdalia coronoides White-lipped snake Drysdalia Elapidae (Günther) 1858 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
western crowned snake (Elapognathus coronatus)
D'entrecasteaux National Park, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Elapognathus coronatus Western crowned snake Elapognathus Elapidae (Schlegel) 1837 Western Australia
ornamental snake (Denisonia maculata)
Theodore, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Denisonia maculata Ornamental snake Denisonia Elapidae (Steindachner) 1867 Queensland
De Vis' banded snake (Denisonia devisi)
Condamine, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Denisonia devisi De Vis' banded snake Denisonia Elapidae Waite & Longman 1920 New South Wales
Queensland
lesser black whipsnake (Demansia vestigiata)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Demansia vestigiata Lesser black whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (De Vis) 1884 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)
Mount Elliot, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Demansia torquata Collared whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (Günther) 1862 Queensland
grey whipsnake (Demansia simplex)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Demansia simplex Grey whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Storr 1978 Northern Territory
Western Australia
rufous whipsnake (Demansia rufescens)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Demansia rufescens Rufous whipsnake Demansia Elapidae Storr 1978 Western Australia
greater black whipsnake (Demansia papuensis)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Demansia papuensis Greater black whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (Macleay) 1877 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
olive whipsnake (Demansia olivacea)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Demansia olivacea Olive whipsnake Demansia Elapidae (Gray) 1842 Northern Territory
Western Australia
golden-crowned snake (Cacophis squamulosus)
Mt Glorious, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cacophis squamulosus Golden-crowned snake Cacophis Elapidae (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril) 1854 New South Wales
Queensland
southern dwarf crowned snake (Cacophis krefftii)
Ourimbah, New South Wales
© Henry Cook
Cacophis krefftii Southern dwarf crowned snake Cacophis Elapidae Günther 1863 New South Wales
Queensland
white-crowned snake (Cacophis harriettae)
Mt Glorious, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cacophis harriettae White-crowned snake Cacophis Elapidae Krefft 1869 New South Wales
Queensland
northern crowned snake (Cacophis churchilli)
Mt Bartle Frere, Queensland
© David Fischer
Cacophis churchilli Northern crowned snake Cacophis Elapidae Wells & Wellington 1985 Queensland
lowlands copperhead (Austrelaps superbus)
Phillip Island, Victoria
© Ray Lloyd
Austrelaps superbus Lowlands copperhead Austrelaps Elapidae (Günther) 1858 New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
highlands copperhead (Austrelaps ramsayi)
Wentworth Falls, New South Wales
© Brendan Schembri
Austrelaps ramsayi Highlands copperhead Austrelaps Elapidae (Krefft) 1864 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Victoria
pygmy copperhead (Austrelaps labialis)
Adelaide Hills, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Austrelaps labialis Pygmy copperhead Austrelaps Elapidae (Jan) 1859 South Australia
desert death adder (Acanthophis pyrrhus)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Acanthophis pyrrhus Desert death adder Acanthophis Elapidae Boulenger 1898 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
common death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus)
Bringalily State Forest, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Acanthophis antarcticus Common death adder Acanthophis Elapidae (Shaw & Nodder) 1802 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
keelback (Tropidonophis mairii)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Tropidonophis mairii Keelback Tropidonophis Colubridae (Gray) 1841 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
No thumbnail available Stegonotus parvus Slate-brown snake Stegonotus Colubridae (Meyer) 1874 Queensland
slaty-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus)
Fogg Dam, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Stegonotus cucullatus Slaty-grey snake Stegonotus Colubridae (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril) 1854 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Richardson's mangrove snake (Myron richardsonii)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Myron richardsonii Richardson's mangrove snake Myron Homalopsidae Gray 1849 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
common wolf snake (Lycodon capucinus)
Christmas Island
© Hal Cogger
Lycodon capucinus Common wolf snake Lycodon Colubridae Boie 1827 Christmas Island
white-bellied mangrove snake (Fordonia leucobalia)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Fordonia leucobalia White-bellied mangrove snake Fordonia Homalopsidae (Schlegel) 1837 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
common tree snake (Dendrelaphis punctulatus)
Eungella region, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Dendrelaphis punctulatus Common tree snake Dendrelaphis Colubridae (Gray) 1826 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
northern tree snake (Dendrelaphis calligastra)
Mount Lewis, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Dendrelaphis calligastra Northern tree snake Dendrelaphis Colubridae (Günther) 1867 Queensland
Australian bockadam (Cerberus australis)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Mark Sanders
Cerberus australis Australian bockadam Cerberus Homalopsidae (Schneider) 1799 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis)
Tully, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Boiga irregularis Brown tree snake Boiga Colubridae (Merrem) 1802 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
green python (Morelia viridis)
Iron range National Park, Queensland
© Nick Stock
Morelia viridis Green python Morelia Pythonidae (Schlegel) 1872 Queensland
rough-scaled python (Morelia carinata)
Prince Regent region, Western Australia
© Ruchira Somaweera
Morelia carinata Rough-scaled python Morelia Pythonidae (Smith) 1981 Western Australia
olive python (Liasis olivaceus)
Kununurra, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Liasis olivaceus Olive python Liasis Pythonidae Gray 1842 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
woma (Aspidites ramsayi)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Aspidites ramsayi Woma Aspidites Pythonidae (Macleay) 1882 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
black-headed python (Aspidites melanocephalus)
Alpha, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Aspidites melanocephalus Black-headed python Aspidites Pythonidae (Krefft) 1864 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Stimson's python (Antaresia stimsoni)
East Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Antaresia stimsoni Stimson's python Antaresia Pythonidae (Smith) 1985 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
pygmy python (Antaresia perthensis)
Tom Price region, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Antaresia perthensis Pygmy python Antaresia Pythonidae (Stull) 1932 Western Australia
spotted python (Antaresia maculosa)
Cracow, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Antaresia maculosa Spotted python Antaresia Pythonidae (Peters) 1873 New South Wales
Queensland
Children's python (Antaresia childreni)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Antaresia childreni Children's python Antaresia Pythonidae (Gray) 1842 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
little file snake (Acrochordus granulatus)
Weipa, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Acrochordus granulatus Little file snake Acrochordus Acrochordidae (Schneider) 1799 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Arafura file snake (Acrochordus arafurae)
Adelaide River, Northern Territory
© Matt Summerville
Acrochordus arafurae Arafura file snake Acrochordus Acrochordidae McDowell 1979 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
lace monitor (Varanus varius)
Bringalily State Forest, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus varius Lace monitor Varanus Varanidae (White, ex Shaw) 1790 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
black-headed monitor (Varanus tristis)
Barakula State Forest, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus tristis Black-headed monitor Varanus Varanidae (Schlegel) 1839 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Storr's monitor (Varanus storri)
Mt Carbine, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Varanus storri Storr's monitor Varanus Varanidae Mertens 1966 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Spencer's monitor (Varanus spenceri)
Muttaburra, Queensland
© Rob Valentic
Varanus spenceri Spencer's monitor Varanus Varanidae Lucas & Frost 1903 Northern Territory
Queensland
rusty monitor (Varanus semiremex)
Hinchinbrook Island, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Varanus semiremex Rusty monitor Varanus Varanidae Peters 1869 Queensland
spotted tree monitor (Varanus scalaris)
Kirrama, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus scalaris Spotted tree monitor Varanus Varanidae Mertens 1941 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
heath monitor (Varanus rosenbergi)
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
© Matthew Bonnett
Varanus rosenbergi Heath monitor Varanus Varanidae Mertens 1957 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
northern ridge-tailed monitor (Varanus primordius)
Adelaide River, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Varanus primordius Northern ridge-tailed monitor Varanus Varanidae Mertens 1942 Northern Territory
emerald monitor (Varanus prasinus)
Captive animal
© Ruchira Somaweera
Varanus prasinus Emerald monitor Varanus Varanidae (Schlegel) 1839 Queensland
yellow-spotted monitor (Varanus panoptes)
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus panoptes Yellow-spotted monitor Varanus Varanidae Storr 1980 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Mitchell's water monitor (Varanus mitchelli)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus mitchelli Mitchell's water monitor Varanus Varanidae Mertens 1958 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Mertens' water monitor (Varanus mertensi)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus mertensi Mertens' water monitor Varanus Varanidae Glauert 1951 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
long-tailed rock monitor (Varanus kingorum)
Timber Creek, Northern territory
© Matt Summerville
Varanus kingorum Long-tailed rock monitor Varanus Varanidae Storr 1980 Northern Territory
Western Australia
canopy goanna (Varanus keithhornei)
Iron Range, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Varanus keithhornei Canopy goanna Varanus Varanidae (Wells & Wellington) 1985 Queensland
mangrove monitor (Varanus indicus)
Captive animal
Captive animal kindly provided by Cool Companions

© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus indicus Mangrove monitor Varanus Varanidae (Daudin) 1802 Northern Territory
Queensland
sand goanna (Varanus gouldii)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus gouldii Sand goanna Varanus Varanidae (Gray) 1838 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
black-palmed monitor (Varanus glebopalma)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Varanus glebopalma Black-palmed monitor Varanus Varanidae Mitchell 1955 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Kimberley rock monitor (Varanus glauerti)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Varanus glauerti Kimberley rock monitor Varanus Varanidae Mertens 1957 Northern Territory
Western Australia
pygmy mulga monitor (Varanus gilleni)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus gilleni Pygmy mulga monitor Varanus Varanidae Lucas & Frost 1895 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
perentie (Varanus giganteus)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus giganteus Perentie Varanus Varanidae (Gray) 1845 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
pygmy desert monitor (Varanus eremius)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus eremius Pygmy desert monitor Varanus Varanidae Lucas & Frost 1895 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
stripe-tailed monitor (Varanus caudolineatus)
Cue, Western Australia
© Dean Bradshaw
Varanus caudolineatus Stripe-tailed monitor Varanus Varanidae Boulenger 1885 Western Australia
black-spotted spiny-tailed monitor (Varanus baritji)
Adelaide River, Northern Territory
© Brendan Schembri
Varanus baritji Black-spotted spiny-tailed monitor Varanus Varanidae King & Horner 1987 Northern Territory
ridge-tailed monitor (Varanus acanthurus)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Varanus acanthurus Ridge-tailed monitor Varanus Varanidae Boulenger 1885 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa)
Near Lesueur National Park, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Tiliqua rugosa Shingleback Tiliqua Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1825 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
common blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua scincoides)
Logan City, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Tiliqua scincoides Common blue-tongued skink Tiliqua Scincidae (White, ex Shaw) 1790 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
western blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua occipitalis)
Perth, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Tiliqua occipitalis Western blue-tongued skink Tiliqua Scincidae (Peters) 1863 New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
blotched blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea)
Dunkeld, Victoria
© Henry Cook
Tiliqua nigrolutea Blotched blue-tongued skink Tiliqua Scincidae (Quoy & Gaimard) 1824 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
centralian blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua multifasciata)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Tiliqua multifasciata Centralian blue-tongued skink Tiliqua Scincidae Sternfeld 1919 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
pygmy blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua adelaidensis)
Burra, South Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Tiliqua adelaidensis Pygmy blue-tongued skink Tiliqua Scincidae (Peters) 1863 South Australia
four-fingered shadeskink (Saproscincus tetradactylus)
Mission Beach, Queensland
© David Fischer
Saproscincus tetradactylus Four-fingered shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae (Greer & Kluge) 1980 Queensland
pale-lipped shadeskink (Saproscincus spectabilis)
Neutral Bay, New South Wales
© Scott Eipper
Saproscincus spectabilis Pale-lipped shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae (De Vis) 1888 New South Wales
Queensland
Rose's shadeskink (Saproscincus rosei)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Saproscincus rosei Rose's shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1985 New South Wales
Queensland
heath shadeskink (Saproscincus oriarus)
Wooli, New South Wales
© Kat Lowe
Saproscincus oriarus Heath shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae Sadlier 1998 New South Wales
Queensland
weasel skink (Saproscincus mustelinus)
Wollongong, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Saproscincus mustelinus Weasel skink Saproscincus Scincidae (O'Shaughnessy) 1874 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Victoria
Lewis' shadeskink (Saproscincus lewisi)
Cape Tribulation, Queensland
© David Fischer
Saproscincus lewisi Lewis' shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae Couper & Keim 1998 Queensland
Hannah's shadeskink (Saproscincus hannahae)
Conway National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Saproscincus hannahae Hannah's shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae Couper & Keim 1998 Queensland
wedge-snouted shadeskink (Saproscincus czechurai)
Mount Hypipamee, Queensland
© David Fischer
Saproscincus czechurai Wedge-snouted shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae (Ingram & Rawlinson) 1981 Queensland
orange-tailed shadeskink (Saproscincus challengeri)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Lee Borsboom
Saproscincus challengeri Orange-tailed shadeskink Saproscincus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 New South Wales
Queensland
three-toed skink (Saiphos equalis)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Saiphos equalis Three-toed skink Saiphos Scincidae (Gray) 1825 New South Wales
Queensland
trunk-climbing cool-skink (Pseudemoia spenceri)
Tom Groggin, New South Wales
© Mark Sanders
Pseudemoia spenceri Trunk-climbing cool-skink Pseudemoia Scincidae (Lucas & Frost) 1894 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Victoria
glossy grass skink (Pseudemoia rawlinsoni)
Dunkeld, Victoria
© Henry Cook
Pseudemoia rawlinsoni Glossy grass skink Pseudemoia Scincidae (Hutchinson & Donnellan) 1988 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
tussock skink (Pseudemoia pagenstecheri)
Mount Kaputar NP, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Pseudemoia pagenstecheri Tussock skink Pseudemoia Scincidae (Lindholm) 1901 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Lord Howe Island skink (Cyclodina lichenigera)
Lord Howe Island
© Mark Sanders
Cyclodina lichenigera Lord Howe Island skink Cyclodina Scincidae (O'Shaughnessy) 1874 Lord Howe Island
Norfolk Island
southern grass skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii)
Hobart, Tasmania
© David Fischer
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii Southern grass skink Pseudemoia Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
alpine bog-skink (Pseudemoia cryodroma)
Falls Creek, Victoria
© Jordan de Jong
Pseudemoia cryodroma Alpine bog-skink Pseudemoia Scincidae Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992 Victoria
Bight Coast skink (Pseudemoia baudini)
Western Australia-South Australia border
© Ray Lloyd
Pseudemoia baudini Bight Coast skink Pseudemoia Scincidae (Greer) 1982 South Australia
Western Australia
northern soil-crevice skink (Proablepharus tenuis)
Adult male in breeding colours - Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Proablepharus tenuis Northern soil-crevice skink Proablepharus Scincidae (Broom) 1896 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
western soil-crevice skink (Proablepharus reginae)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Jordan de Jong
Proablepharus reginae Western soil-crevice skink Proablepharus Scincidae (Glauert) 1960 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
red-tailed soil-crevice skink (Proablepharus kinghorni)
Cloncurry, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Proablepharus kinghorni Red-tailed soil-crevice skink Proablepharus Scincidae (Copland) 1947 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
short-limbed snake-skink (Ophioscincus truncatus)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ophioscincus truncatus Short-limbed snake-skink Ophioscincus Scincidae (Peters) 1876 New South Wales
Queensland
yolk-bellied snake-skink (Ophioscincus ophioscincus)
Mount Nebo, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ophioscincus ophioscincus Yolk-bellied snake-skink Ophioscincus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 Queensland
Cooloola snake-skink (Ophioscincus cooloolensis)
Cooloola, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ophioscincus cooloolensis Cooloola snake-skink Ophioscincus Scincidae Greer & Cogger 1985 Queensland
ornate soil-crevice skink (Notoscincus ornatus)
Cloncurry, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Notoscincus ornatus Ornate soil-crevice skink Notoscincus Scincidae (Broom) 1896 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
lined soil-crevice skink (Notoscincus butleri)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Notoscincus butleri Lined soil-crevice skink Notoscincus Scincidae Storr 1979 Western Australia
Tasmanian tree skink (Niveoscincus pretiosus)
Bruny Island, Tasmania
© Jordan de Jong
Niveoscincus pretiosus Tasmanian tree skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (O'Shaughnessy) 1874 Tasmania
No thumbnail available Niveoscincus palfreymani Pedra Branca cool-skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (Rawlinson) 1974 Tasmania
heath cool-skink (Niveoscincus orocryptus)
Hartz Mountain, Tasmania
© David Fischer
Niveoscincus orocryptus Heath cool-skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (Hutchinson, Schwaner & Medlock) 1988 Tasmania
ocellated skink (Niveoscincus ocellatus)
Orford, Tasmania
© James Wood
Niveoscincus ocellatus Ocellated skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 Tasmania
southern snow skink (Niveoscincus microlepidotus)
Mount Wellington, Tasmaniamania
© Jordan de Jong
Niveoscincus microlepidotus Southern snow skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (O'Shaughnessy) 1874 Tasmania
metallic cool-skink (Niveoscincus metallicus)
Launceston, Tasmania
© Jordan de Jong
Niveoscincus metallicus Metallic cool-skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (O'Shaughnessy) 1874 Tasmania
Victoria
alpine cool-skink (Niveoscincus greeni)
Pine Lake, Tasmania
© James Wood
Niveoscincus greeni Alpine cool-skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (Rawlinson) 1975 Tasmania
southern forest cool-skink (Niveoscincus coventryi)
Kinglake, Victoria
© Jordan de Jong
Niveoscincus coventryi Southern forest cool-skink Niveoscincus Scincidae (Rawlinson) 1975 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Victoria
Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa)
South-east Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Nangura spinosa Nangur spiny skink Nangura Scincidae Covacevich, Couper & James 1993 Queensland
fire-tailed skink (Morethia taeniopleura)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Morethia taeniopleura Fire-tailed skink Morethia Scincidae Peters 1874 New South Wales
Queensland
Top End fire-tailed skink (Morethia storri)
Robinson River, Northern Territory
© Gina Barnett
Morethia storri Top End fire-tailed skink Morethia Scincidae Greer 1980 Northern Territory
Western Australia
lined fire-tailed skink (Morethia ruficauda)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Morethia ruficauda Lined fire-tailed skink Morethia Scincidae (Lucas & Frost) 1895 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
shrubland morethia skink (Morethia obscura)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Morethia obscura Shrubland morethia skink Morethia Scincidae Storr 1972 New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
West Coast morethia skink (Morethia lineoocellata)
Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Morethia lineoocellata West Coast morethia skink Morethia Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Western Australia
woodland morethia skink (Morethia butleri)
Koolyanobbing area, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Morethia butleri Woodland morethia skink Morethia Scincidae (Storr) 1963 South Australia
Western Australia
south-eastern morethia skink (Morethia boulengeri)
Barakula State Forest, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Morethia boulengeri South-eastern morethia skink Morethia Scincidae (Ogilby) 1890 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
saltbush morethia skink (Morethia adelaidensis)
Nullabor Plain, South Australia
© Henry Cook
Morethia adelaidensis Saltbush morethia skink Morethia Scincidae Peters 1874 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
western dwarf skink (Menetia surda)
Hamersley Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Menetia surda Western dwarf skink Menetia Scincidae Storr 1976 Western Australia
northern dwarf skink (Menetia maini)
Mt Isa, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Menetia maini Northern dwarf skink Menetia Scincidae Storr 1976 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
common dwarf skink (Menetia greyii)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Menetia greyii Common dwarf skink Menetia Scincidae J.E. Gray 1845 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Jabiluka dwarf skink (Menetia concinna)
West Alligator River, Northern Territory
© Brad Maryan
Menetia concinna Jabiluka dwarf skink Menetia Scincidae Sadlier 1984 Northern Territory
Top End dwarf skink (Menetia alanae)
Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
© Brad Maryan
Menetia alanae Top End dwarf skink Menetia Scincidae Rankin 1979 Northern Territory
Christmas Island grass-skink (Lygosoma bowringii)
Christmas Island
© Hal Cogger
Lygosoma bowringii Christmas Island grass-skink Lygosoma Scincidae (Günther) 1864 Christmas Island
Wide-striped four-toed slider (Lerista zonulata)
Torrens Creek, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista zonulata Wide-striped four-toed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Queensland
Yuna broad-blazed slider (Lerista yuna)
Yuna region, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista yuna Yuna broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Western Australia
yellow-tailed plain slider (Lerista xanthura)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista xanthura Yellow-tailed plain slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1976 Western Australia
Northern Territory
two-toed fine-lined slider (Lerista wilkinsi)
Torrens Creek, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista wilkinsi Two-toed fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae (Parker) 1926 Queensland
Coastal Kimberley slider (Lerista walkeri)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
© Steve Wilson
Lerista walkeri Coastal Kimberley slider Lerista Scincidae (Boulenger) 1891 Western Australia
Ravensthorpe Range slider (Lerista viduata)
Kundip, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista viduata Ravensthorpe Range slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Western Australia
slender duneslider (Lerista vermicularis)
Telfer, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista vermicularis Slender duneslider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1982 Western Australia
Shark Bay broad-blazed slider (Lerista varia)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Gina Barnett
Lerista varia Shark Bay broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1986 Western Australia
dark-backed mulch slider (Lerista tridactyla)
Ponier Rock, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista tridactyla Dark-backed mulch slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1990 Western Australia
robust mulch slider (Lerista terdigitata)
Dublin, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Lerista terdigitata Robust mulch slider Lerista Scincidae (Parker) 1926 South Australia
Western Australia
ribbon slider (Lerista taeniata)
Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista taeniata Ribbon slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1986 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Arnhem Coast fine-lined slider (Lerista stylis)
Gove, Northern Territory
© Eric Vanderduys
Lerista stylis Arnhem Coast fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae (Mitchell) 1955 Northern Territory
spotted broad-blazed slider (Lerista stictopleura)
Mount Augustus, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista stictopleura Spotted broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1985 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista speciosa Pale-striped mulch slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1990 South Australia
Fitzroy sandslider (Lerista simillima)
Fitzroy Crossing, Western Austra
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista simillima Fitzroy sandslider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1984 Western Australia
Dampierland plain slider (Lerista separanda)
Broome, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista separanda Dampierland plain slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1976 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista robusta Broad-eyed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1990 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista quadrivincula Dark-streaked slider Lerista Scincidae Shea 1991 Western Australia
dotty-tailed robust slider (Lerista puncticauda)
Queen Victoria Spring Nature Reserve, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista puncticauda Dotty-tailed robust slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Western Australia
eastern robust slider (Lerista punctatovittata)
Lake Popiltah, New South Wales
© Rob Valentic
Lerista punctatovittata Eastern robust slider Lerista Scincidae (Günther) 1867 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
blunt-tailed west-coast slider (Lerista praepedita)
Denham, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Lerista praepedita Blunt-tailed west-coast slider Lerista Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista praefrontalis Yampi sandslider Lerista Scincidae Greer 1986 Western Australia
keeled slider (Lerista planiventralis)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista planiventralis Keeled slider Lerista Scincidae (Lucas & Frost) 1902 Western Australia
southern robust slider (Lerista picturata)
Salmon Gums, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista picturata Southern robust slider Lerista Scincidae (Fry) 1914 Western Australia
north-eastern orange-tailed slider (Lerista orientalis)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lerista orientalis North-eastern orange-tailed slider Lerista Scincidae (De Vis) 1889 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
Onslow broad-blazed slider (Lerista onsloviana)
Onslow, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista onsloviana Onslow broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1984 Western Australia
inland broad-blazed slider (Lerista nichollsi)
Yalgoo, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista nichollsi Inland broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae (Loveridge) 1933 Western Australia
Pilbara robust slider (Lerista neander)
Newman, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista neander Pilbara robust slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 Western Australia
wood mulch-slider (Lerista muelleri)
Tom Price region, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista muelleri Wood mulch-slider Lerista Scincidae (Fischer) 1881 Western Australia
south-western slider (Lerista microtis)
Quagi Beach, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista microtis South-western slider Lerista Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 South Australia
Western Australia
unpatterned robust slider (Lerista macropisthopus)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Lerista macropisthopus Unpatterned robust slider Lerista Scincidae (Werner) 1903 Western Australia
Perth slider (Lerista lineata)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista lineata Perth slider Lerista Scincidae Bell 1833 Western Australia
southern sandslider (Lerista labialis)
Nanutarra Road House, Western Australia
© Rob Valentic
Lerista labialis Southern sandslider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Kennedy Range broad-blazed slider (Lerista kennedyensis)
Merlinleigh Outstation, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista kennedyensis Kennedy Range broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Kendrick 1989 Western Australia
dark broad-blazed slider (Lerista kendricki)
Denham, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Lerista kendricki Dark broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Western Australia
Kalumburu Kimberley slider (Lerista kalumburu)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Lerista kalumburu Kalumburu Kimberley slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1976 Western Australia
robust duneslider (Lerista ips)
Lake Disappointment, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista ips Robust duneslider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1980 Northern Territory
Western Australia
McIvor River slider (Lerista ingrami)
Cape Flattery, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lerista ingrami McIvor River slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Queensland
Zuytdorp slider (Lerista humphriesi)
Zuytdorp Region, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista humphriesi Zuytdorp slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Lerista haroldi Gnaraloo mulch-slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1983 Western Australia
stout sandslider (Lerista griffini)
Frazier Downs Station, Western Australia
© Rob Valentic
Lerista griffini Stout sandslider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1982 Northern Territory
Western Australia
South-eastern Kimberley sandslider (Lerista greeri)
Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia
© Rob Valentic
Lerista greeri South-eastern Kimberley sandslider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1982 Northern Territory
Western Australia
bold-striped robust slider (Lerista gerrardii)
Lake Moore, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista gerrardii Bold-striped robust slider Lerista Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1864 Western Australia
Gascoyne broad-blazed slider (Lerista gascoynensis)
Dairy Creek Homestead, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista gascoynensis Gascoyne broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1986 Western Australia
centralian slider (Lerista frosti)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista frosti Centralian slider Lerista Scincidae (Zietz) 1920 Northern Territory
South Australia
eastern mulch-slider (Lerista fragilis)
Goondiwindi, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Lerista fragilis Eastern mulch-slider Lerista Scincidae (Günther) 1876 New South Wales
Queensland
Pilbara flame-tailed slider (Lerista flammicauda)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista flammicauda Pilbara flame-tailed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1985 Western Australia
noonbah robust slider (Lerista emmotti)
Windorah, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Lerista emmotti Noonbah robust slider Lerista Scincidae Ingram, Couper & Donnellan 1993 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
wide-striped mulch slider (Lerista elongata)
Coober Pedy, South Australia
© Matthew McIntosh
Lerista elongata Wide-striped mulch slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1990 South Australia
elegant slider (Lerista elegans)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista elegans Elegant slider Lerista Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 Western Australia
southern slider (Lerista dorsalis)
Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Lerista dorsalis Southern slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1985 South Australia
Western Australia
south-western orange-tailed slider (Lerista distinguenda)
Dryandra Woodland, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Lerista distinguenda South-western orange-tailed slider Lerista Scincidae (Werner) 1910 South Australia
Western Australia
Central Deserts robust slider (Lerista desertorum)
Leonora, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Lerista desertorum Central Deserts robust slider Lerista Scincidae (Sternfeld) 1919 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
blinking broad-blazed slider (Lerista connivens)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
© Gina Barnett
Lerista connivens Blinking broad-blazed slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 Western Australia
nubbined fine-lined slider (Lerista colliveri)
Mingela Range, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista colliveri Nubbined fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Couper & Ingram 1992 Queensland
bold-striped slider (Lerista christinae)
Muchea, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista christinae Bold-striped slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1979 Western Australia
Carpentaria fine-lined slider (Lerista carpentariae)
Alyangula, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Lerista carpentariae Carpentaria fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Greer 1983 Northern Territory
Bungle Bungle robust slider (Lerista bunglebungle)
Purnululu National Park, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista bunglebungle Bungle Bungle robust slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Western Australia
south-eastern slider (Lerista bougainvillii)
Dunkeld, Victoria
© Henry Cook
Lerista bougainvillii South-eastern slider Lerista Scincidae (Gray) 1839 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
inland Kimberley slider (Lerista borealis)
Keep River region, Northern Territory
© Stephen Zozaya
Lerista borealis Inland Kimberley slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 Western Australia
Northern Territory
north-western sandslider (Lerista bipes)
Strelley River, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista bipes North-western sandslider Lerista Scincidae (Fischer) 1882 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
stripe-sided robust slider (Lerista axillaris)
Kalbarri, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Lerista axillaris Stripe-sided robust slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1991 Western Australia
Bight slider (Lerista arenicola)
Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Lerista arenicola Bight slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1971 South Australia
Western Australia
Dampierland limbless slider (Lerista apoda)
Broome, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Lerista apoda Dampierland limbless slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1976 Western Australia
limbless fine-lined slider (Lerista ameles)
Mt Surprise, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Lerista ameles Limbless fine-lined slider Lerista Scincidae Greer 1979 Queensland
Retro slider (Lerista allanae)
Clermont region, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Lerista allanae Retro slider Lerista Scincidae (Longman) 1937 Queensland
desert plain slider (Lerista aericeps)
Windorah, Queensland
© David Fischer
Lerista aericeps Desert plain slider Lerista Scincidae Storr 1986 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
saxicoline sunskink (Lampropholis mirabilis)
Mount Elliot, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis mirabilis Saxicoline sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram & Rawlinson 1981 Queensland
garden skink (Lampropholis guichenoti)
Ballarat, Victoria
© Angus McNab
Lampropholis guichenoti Garden skink Lampropholis Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
long sunskink (Lampropholis elongata)
Riamukka State Forest, New South Wales
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis elongata Long sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Greer 1997 New South Wales
delicate skink (Lampropholis delicata)
Brisbane, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis delicata Delicate skink Lampropholis Scincidae (De Vis) 1888 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
plain-backed sunskink (Lampropholis couperi)
Mount Nebo, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Lampropholis couperi Plain-backed sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram 1991 Queensland
Bunya Mountains sunskink (Lampropholis colossus)
Bunya Mountains, Queensland
© Matt Summerville
Lampropholis colossus Bunya Mountains sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram 1991 Queensland
montane sunskink (Lampropholis caligula)
Barrington Tops, New South Wales
© Brad Maryan
Lampropholis caligula Montane sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram & Rawlinson 1981 New South Wales
friendly sunskink (Lampropholis amicula)
Daisy Hill Conservation Park, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Lampropholis amicula Friendly sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram & Rawlinson 1981 New South Wales
Queensland
diamond-shielded sunskink (Lampropholis adonis)
Builyan, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Lampropholis adonis Diamond-shielded sunskink Lampropholis Scincidae Ingram 1991 Queensland
pink-tongued skink (Cyclodomorphus gerrardii)
Mt Glorious, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cyclodomorphus gerrardii Pink-tongued skink Cyclodomorphus Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 New South Wales
Queensland
two-toed earless skink (Hemiergis quadrilineata)
Yalgorup, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Hemiergis quadrilineata Two-toed earless skink Hemiergis Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Western Australia
lowlands earless skink (Hemiergis peronii)
Coffin Bay, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Hemiergis peronii Lowlands earless skink Hemiergis Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1831 South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Triodia earless skink (Hemiergis millewae)
Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
© Jordan de Jong
Hemiergis millewae Triodia earless skink Hemiergis Scincidae Coventry 1976 South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
southwestern earless skink (Hemiergis initialis)
Perth, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Hemiergis initialis Southwestern earless skink Hemiergis Scincidae Werner 1910 South Australia
Western Australia
prickly forest skink (Gnypetoscincus queenslandiae)
Mobo Creek Crater, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Gnypetoscincus queenslandiae Prickly forest skink Gnypetoscincus Scincidae (De Vis) 1890 Queensland
fine-spotted mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus punctulatus)
Townsville, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Glaphyromorphus punctulatus Fine-spotted mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Peters) 1871 Queensland
dwarf mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus pumilus)
Sir William Thompson Range, Queensland
© Eric Vanderduys
Glaphyromorphus pumilus Dwarf mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 Queensland
black-tailed bar-lipped skink (Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis)
Shiptons Flat, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis Black-tailed bar-lipped skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Northern Territory
Queensland
Atherton Tableland mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus mjobergi)
Mount Edith, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Glaphyromorphus mjobergi Atherton Tableland mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Lönnberg & Andersson) 1915 Queensland
brown-tailed bar-lipped skink (Glaphyromorphus fuscicaudis)
Lake Barrine, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Glaphyromorphus fuscicaudis Brown-tailed bar-lipped skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Greer) 1979 Queensland
northern mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Mark Sanders
Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis Northern mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Storr) 1967 Northern Territory
Cape York mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus)
Iron Range, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus Cape York mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Duméril & Duméril) 1851 Queensland
slender mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus cracens)
Mt Spec, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Glaphyromorphus cracens Slender mulch-skink Glaphyromorphus Scincidae (Greer) 1985 Queensland
southern water-skink (Eulamprus tympanum)
Lake Mountain, Victoria
© David Fischer
Eulamprus tympanum Southern water-skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Lönnberg & Andersson) 1913 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Tryon's skink (Eulamprus tryoni)
Lamington National Park, Queensland
© David Fischer
Eulamprus tryoni Tryon's skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Longman) 1918 New South Wales
Queensland
yellow-blotched forest-skink (Eulamprus tigrinus)
Millaa Milla Falls, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus tigrinus Yellow-blotched forest-skink Eulamprus Scincidae (De Vis) 1888 Queensland
bar-sided forest-skink (Eulamprus tenuis)
Finch Hatton Gorge, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus tenuis Bar-sided forest-skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Gray) 1831 New South Wales
Queensland
stout barsided skink (Eulamprus sokosoma)
Orpheus Island, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus sokosoma Stout barsided skink Eulamprus Scincidae Greer 1992 Queensland
eastern water-skink (Eulamprus quoyii)
Eungella National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus quoyii Eastern water-skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Murray's skink (Eulamprus murrayi)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus murrayi Murray's skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 New South Wales
Queensland
dark bar-sided skink (Eulamprus martini)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus martini Dark bar-sided skink Eulamprus Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1985 New South Wales
Queensland
orange-speckled forest-skink (Eulamprus luteilateralis)
Eungella National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus luteilateralis Orange-speckled forest-skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Covacevich & McDonald) 1980 Queensland
Blue Mountains water-skink (Eulamprus leuraensis)
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Eulamprus leuraensis Blue Mountains water-skink Eulamprus Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1984 New South Wales
alpine water skink (Eulamprus kosciuskoi)
Ebor, New South Wales
© Mark Sanders
Eulamprus kosciuskoi Alpine water skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Kinghorn) 1932 New South Wales
Victoria
yellow-bellied water-skink (Eulamprus heatwolei)
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Eulamprus heatwolei Yellow-bellied water-skink Eulamprus Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1984 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Bartle Frere barsided skink (Eulamprus frerei)
Mount Bartle Frere, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Eulamprus frerei Bartle Frere barsided skink Eulamprus Scincidae Greer 1992 Queensland
northern barsided skink (Eulamprus brachysoma)
Whitsunday Island, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus brachysoma Northern barsided skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Lönnberg & Andersson) 1915 Queensland
lemon-barred forest-skink (Eulamprus amplus)
Eungella National Park, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Eulamprus amplus Lemon-barred forest-skink Eulamprus Scincidae (Covacevich & McDonald) 1980 Queensland
bar-lipped sheen-skink (Eugongylus rufescens)
Amau Village, Central Province, Papua New Guinea
© Eric Rittmeyer
Eugongylus rufescens Bar-lipped sheen-skink Eugongylus Scincidae (Shaw) 1802 Queensland
elf skink (Eroticoscincus graciloides)
Landsborough, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Eroticoscincus graciloides Elf skink Eroticoscincus Scincidae (Lönnberg & Andersson) 1913 Queensland
broad-banded sand-swimmer (Eremiascincus richardsonii)
Winninowie, South Australia
© Henry Cook
Eremiascincus richardsonii Broad-banded sand-swimmer Eremiascincus Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
Christmas Island whiptail-skink (Emoia nativitatis)
Christmas Island
© Hal Cogger
Emoia nativitatis Christmas Island whiptail-skink Emoia Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 Christmas Island
shrub whiptail-skink (Emoia longicauda)
Iron Range, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Emoia longicauda Shrub whiptail-skink Emoia Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Queensland
littoral whiptail-skink (Emoia atrocostata)
Saibai Island, Queensland
© Tom Parkin
Emoia atrocostata Littoral whiptail-skink Emoia Scincidae (Lesson) 1830 Queensland
Christmas Island
tree skink (Egernia striolata)
Dalby, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Egernia striolata Tree skink Egernia Scincidae (Peters) 1870 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
gidgee skink (Egernia stokesii)
Broken Hill, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Egernia stokesii Gidgee skink Egernia Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
black rock skink (Egernia saxatilis)
Macquarie Pass, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Egernia saxatilis Black rock skink Egernia Scincidae Cogger 1960 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
yakka skink (Egernia rugosa)
Glenmorgan, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Egernia rugosa Yakka skink Egernia Scincidae De Vis 1888 Queensland
Bight crevice-skink (Egernia richardi)
Border Village, South Australia
© Rob Valentic
Egernia richardi Bight crevice-skink Egernia Scincidae (Peters) 1869 South Australia
Western Australia
Pilbara crevice-skink (Egernia pilbarensis)
Burrup Peninsula, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Egernia pilbarensis Pilbara crevice-skink Egernia Scincidae Storr 1978 Western Australia
south-western crevice-skink (Egernia napoleonis)
Cape le Grand, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Egernia napoleonis South-western crevice-skink Egernia Scincidae (Gray) 1838 Western Australia
eastern crevice skink (Egernia mcpheei)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
© David Fischer
Egernia mcpheei Eastern crevice skink Egernia Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1984 New South Wales
Queensland
King's skink (Egernia kingii)
Albany, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Egernia kingii King's skink Egernia Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1838 Western Australia
Hosmer's skink (Egernia hosmeri)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Egernia hosmeri Hosmer's skink Egernia Scincidae Kinghorn 1955 Northern Territory
Queensland
goldfields crevice-skink (Egernia formosa)
Hammersley Ranges, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Egernia formosa Goldfields crevice-skink Egernia Scincidae Fry 1914 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Egernia douglasi Kimberley crevice-skink Egernia Scincidae Glauert 1956 Western Australia
Cunningham's skink (Egernia cunninghami)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
© David Fischer
Egernia cunninghami Cunningham's skink Egernia Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1832 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
saltbush slender blue-tongue (Cyclodomorphus venustus)
Morney Plain, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Cyclodomorphus venustus Saltbush slender blue-tongue Cyclodomorphus Scincidae Shea & Miller 1995 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
alpine she-oak skink (Cyclodomorphus praealtus)
Falls Creek, Victoria
© Jordan de Jong
Cyclodomorphus praealtus Alpine she-oak skink Cyclodomorphus Scincidae Shea 1995 New South Wales
Victoria
mainland she-oak skink (Cyclodomorphus michaeli)
Wollongong, New South Wales
© David Fischer
Cyclodomorphus michaeli Mainland she-oak skink Cyclodomorphus Scincidae Wells & Wellington 1984 New South Wales
Victoria
spinifex slender blue-tongue (Cyclodomorphus melanops)
Collier Range, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Cyclodomorphus melanops Spinifex slender blue-tongue Cyclodomorphus Scincidae (Stirling & Zietz) 1893 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
giant slender blue-tongue (Cyclodomorphus maximus)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Brendan Schembri
Cyclodomorphus maximus Giant slender blue-tongue Cyclodomorphus Scincidae (Storr) 1976 Western Australia
western slender blue-tongue (Cyclodomorphus celatus)
Perth, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Cyclodomorphus celatus Western slender blue-tongue Cyclodomorphus Scincidae Shea & Miller 1995 Western Australia
Tasmanian she-oak skink (Cyclodomorphus casuarinae)
Hobart, Tasmania
© Rob Valentic
Cyclodomorphus casuarinae Tasmanian she-oak skink Cyclodomorphus Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Tasmania
gilled slender blue-tongue (Cyclodomorphus branchialis)
Mount Magnet, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Cyclodomorphus branchialis Gilled slender blue-tongue Cyclodomorphus Scincidae (Günther) 1867 Western Australia
Southern Cape York finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus zebrilla)
Mount Carbine region, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Ctenotus zebrilla Southern Cape York finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Queensland
Hamelin Pool ctenotus (Ctenotus zastictus)
Hamelin Homestead, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus zastictus Hamelin Pool ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1984 Western Australia
Shark Bay south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus youngsoni)
False Entrance Well, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus youngsoni Shark Bay south-west ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Western Australia
wide-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus xenopleura)
Credo, Western Australia
© Tom Parkin
Ctenotus xenopleura Wide-striped ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Western Australia
scant-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus vertebralis)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Tom Parkin
Ctenotus vertebralis Scant-striped ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Rankin & Gillam 1979 Northern Territory
spotted ctenotus (Ctenotus uber)
Little Sandy Desert, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus uber Spotted ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Western Australia
Hinchinbrook ctenotus (Ctenotus terrareginae)
Hinchinbrook Island, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus terrareginae Hinchinbrook ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Ingram & Czechura 1990 Queensland
Kimberley wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus tantillus)
Central Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus tantillus Kimberley wedgesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Northern Territory
Western Australia
Tanami ctenotus (Ctenotus tanamiensis)
Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus tanamiensis Tanami ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Northern Territory
Western Australia
copper-tailed skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus taeniolatus Copper-tailed skink Ctenotus Scincidae (White) 1790 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
stripe-headed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus striaticeps)
Mt Isa, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus striaticeps Stripe-headed finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1978 Queensland
Northern Territory
eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus strauchii)
Goonyella, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus strauchii Eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
buff-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus storri)
Howard Springs, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus storri Buff-striped ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Rankin 1978 Northern Territory
straight-browed ctenotus (Ctenotus spaldingi)
Wenlock River, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus spaldingi Straight-browed ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Macleay) 1877 Northern Territory
Queensland
New South Wales
Victoria
South Australia
stern ctenotus (Ctenotus severus)
Northern wheatbelt, Western Australia
© Gina Barnett
Ctenotus severus Stern ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Western Australia
north-western sandy-loam ctenotus (Ctenotus serventyi)
Nanutarra Road House, Western Australia
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus serventyi North-western sandy-loam ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Western Australia
No thumbnail available Ctenotus serotinus Gravel-downs ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Czechura 1986 Queensland
barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus schomburgkii)
Pingelly, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus schomburgkii Barred wedgesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Peters) 1863 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
spotted black-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus schevilli)
Muttaburra, Queensland
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus schevilli Spotted black-soil ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Loveridge) 1933 Queensland
rock ctenotus (Ctenotus saxatilis)
Wilpena, South Australia
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus saxatilis Rock ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
rusty-shouldered ctenotus (Ctenotus rutilans)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus rutilans Rusty-shouldered ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1980 Western Australia
rufous finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus rufescens)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus rufescens Rufous finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1979 Western Australia
ruddy ctenotus (Ctenotus rubicundus)
Tom Price, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus rubicundus Ruddy ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1978 Western Australia
eastern striped skink (Ctenotus robustus)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus robustus Eastern striped skink Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
No thumbnail available Ctenotus rimacola Crack-dwelling ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner & Fisher 1998 Northern Territory
Western Australia
royal ctenotus (Ctenotus regius)
Ethabuka Station, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Ctenotus regius Royal ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1971 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Cape Heath ctenotus (Ctenotus rawlinsoni)
Cape Flattery, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus rawlinsoni Cape Heath ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Ingram 1979 Queensland
Quinkan ctenotus (Ctenotus quinkan)
Isabella Falls, Queensland
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus quinkan Quinkan ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Ingram 1979 Queensland
fourteen-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus)
Leinster, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus Fourteen-lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Sternfeld) 1919 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
red-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus pulchellus)
Cloncurry, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus pulchellus Red-sided ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1978 Northern Territory
Queensland
coarse sands ctenotus (Ctenotus piankai)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus piankai Coarse sands ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
leopard ctenotus (Ctenotus pantherinus)
Alpha, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus pantherinus Leopard ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Peters) 1866 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
No thumbnail available Ctenotus pallescens North-western wedgesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Northern Territory
Nullum ctenotus (Ctenotus nullum)
Laura, Queensland
© Anders Zimny
Ctenotus nullum Nullum ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Ingram & Czechura 1990 Queensland
pin-striped finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus nigrilineatus)
Meentheena, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus nigrilineatus Pin-striped finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1990 Western Australia
nasute finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus nasutus)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus nasutus Nasute finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Atherton ctenotus (Ctenotus monticola)
Mareeba, Queensland
© Chris Jolly
Ctenotus monticola Atherton ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Queensland
checker-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus mimetes)
Paynes Find, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus mimetes Checker-sided ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Western Australia
soldier ctenotus (Ctenotus militaris)
Victoria River region, Northern Territory
© Tom Parkin
Ctenotus militaris Soldier ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Northern Territory
Western Australia
whiptail ctenotus (Ctenotus mastigura)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
© Philip Griffin
Ctenotus mastigura Whiptail ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Western Australia
Maryan's ctenotus (Ctenotus maryani)
Nanutarra, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus maryani Maryan's ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Aplin & Adams 1998 Western Australia
Leonhard's ctenotus (Ctenotus leonhardii)
Wiluna, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus leonhardii Leonhard's ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Sternfeld) 1919 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
orange-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus leae)
Ethabuka Station, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Ctenotus leae Orange-tailed finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1887 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
gravelly-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus lateralis)
Mt Isa, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus lateralis Gravelly-soil ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1978 Queensland
Lancelin Island skink (Ctenotus lancelini)
Lancelin Island, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus lancelini Lancelin Island skink Ctenotus Scincidae Ford 1969 Western Australia
common south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus labillardieri)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus labillardieri Common south-west ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Duméril & Bibron) 1839 Western Australia
Kurnbudj ctenotus (Ctenotus kurnbudj)
West Alligator River, Northern Territory
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus kurnbudj Kurnbudj ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Sadlier, Wombey & Braithwaite 1986 Northern Territory
black-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus joanae)
Barkly Tablelands, Northern Territory
© Chris Jolly
Ctenotus joanae Black-soil ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Northern Territory
Queensland
bar-shouldered ctenotus (Ctenotus inornatus)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus inornatus Bar-shouldered ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1845 Northern Territory
Queensland
Western Australia
unspotted yellow-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus ingrami)
Idalia National Park, Queensland
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus ingrami Unspotted yellow-sided ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Czechura & Wombey 1982 New South Wales
Queensland
south-western odd-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus impar)
Quagi Beach, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus impar South-western odd-striped ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Western Australia
titanic ctenotus (Ctenotus iapetus)
Gnaraloo, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus iapetus Titanic ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Western Australia
top-end lowlands ctenotus (Ctenotus hilli)
Darwin, Northern Territory
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus hilli Top-end lowlands ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1970 Northern Territory
clay-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus helenae)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus helenae Clay-soil ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
stout ctenotus (Ctenotus hebetior)
Moranbah, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus hebetior Stout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1978 Queensland
nimble ctenotus (Ctenotus hanloni)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus hanloni Nimble ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1980 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
spotted-necked ctenotus (Ctenotus greeri)
Leonora, Western Australia
© Mark Sanders
Ctenotus greeri Spotted-necked ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1979 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
grand ctenotus (Ctenotus grandis)
Wiluna, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus grandis Grand ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
jewelled south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus gemmula)
Scaddan, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus gemmula Jewelled south-west ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1974 Western Australia
Magela ctenotus (Ctenotus gagudju)
Gubara Track, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus gagudju Magela ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Sadlier, Wombey & Braithwaite 1986 Northern Territory
west-coast laterite ctenotus (Ctenotus fallens)
Perth, Western Australia
© David Fischer
Ctenotus fallens West-coast laterite ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1974 Western Australia
black-backed yellow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus eutaenius)
Magnetic Island, Queensland
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus eutaenius Black-backed yellow-lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Queensland
brown-backed yellow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus eurydice)
Guyra, New South Wales
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus eurydice Brown-backed yellow-lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Czechura & Wombey 1982 New South Wales
Queensland
brown-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus ehmanni)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus ehmanni Brown-tailed finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1985 Western Australia
narrow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus dux)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus dux Narrow-lined ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Darling Range heath ctenotus (Ctenotus delli)
Karragullen, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus delli Darling Range heath ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1974 Western Australia
buff-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus colletti)
Broome, Western Australia
© Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus colletti Buff-tailed finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Boulenger) 1896 Western Australia
brown-backed ctenotus (Ctenotus coggeri)
Pine Creek region, Northern Territory
© Stephen Zozaya
Ctenotus coggeri Brown-backed ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Sadlier 1985 Northern Territory
chain-striped south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus catenifer)
Kronkup, Western Australia
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus catenifer Chain-striped south-west ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1974 Western Australia
Capricorn ctenotus (Ctenotus capricorni)
Windorah, Queensland
© Angus Emmott
Ctenotus capricorni Capricorn ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Queensland
blue-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus calurus)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
© Jordan de Jong
Ctenotus calurus Blue-tailed finesnout ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
plain-backed Kimberley ctenotus (Ctenotus burbidgei)
North-west Kimberley, Western Australia
© Stephen Zozaya
Ctenotus burbidgei Plain-backed Kimberley ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1975 Western Australia
Brooks' ctenotus (Ctenotus brooksi)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
© Stewart Macdonald
Ctenotus brooksi Brooks' ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (Loveridge) 1933 New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
short-clawed ctenotus (Ctenotus brachyonyx)
Ledknapper Nature Reserve, New South Wales
© Henry Cook
Ctenotus brachyonyx Short-clawed ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1971 New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
white-faced ctenotus (Ctenotus borealis)
Katherine, Northern Territory
© Rob Valentic
Ctenotus borealis White-faced ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Horner & King 1986 Northern Territory
western limestone ctenotus (Ctenotus australis)
Perth, Western Australia
© Jordan Vos
Ctenotus australis Western limestone ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae (J.E. Gray) 1838 Western Australia
southern mallee ctenotus (Ctenotus atlas)
Kimba, South Australia
© David Fischer
Ctenotus atlas Southern mallee ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1969 New South Wales
South Australia
Victoria
Western Australia
stony downs ctenotus (Ctenotus astarte)
Boulia, Queensland
© Stephen Zozaya
Ctenotus astarte Stony downs ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Czechura 1986 Queensland
Jabiluka ctenotus (Ctenotus arnhemensis)
Jabiru, Northern Territory
© Brad Maryan
Ctenotus arnhemensis Jabiluka ctenotus Ctenotus Scincidae Storr 1981 Northern Territory
Ariadna's ctenotus (Ctenotus ariadnae)
Ethabuka Station, Queensland
© Angus McNab
Ctenotus ariadnae Ariadna's ctenotus