Reserve Reptiles List

With thanks to Michael Cermak for his assistance in updating this list.

Common Name

Scientific name

Dragons

Frilled Lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii
Two-lined Dragon Diporiphira bilineata

Geckos

Fat-tailed Gecko Diplodactylus conspicillatus
Dubious Gecko Gehyra dubia
Bynoe’s Gecko Heteronotia binoei
Northern velvet Gecko Oedura castlenaui
Cogger’s Gecko Oedura coggeri
Pelagic Gecko Nactus pelagicus

Legless Lizards

Excitable Delma Delma tincta
Burton’s Snake Lizard Liasis burtonis

Skinks

Rainbow Skink Carlia schmeltzii
Rainbow Skink Carlia jarnoldae
Rainbow skink Carlia munda
Rainbow skink Carlia foliorum
Rainbow skink Carlia aerata
Rainbow skink Carlia laevis
Fence Skink Cryptoblepharus virgatus
Striped Skink Ctenotus monticola
Mulch Skink Glaphyromorphus carcens

Goannas

Lace Monitor Varanus varius
Yellow-spotted Monitor Varanus p. panoptes

File Snakes

Arafura File Snake Acrochordus arafurae

Pythons

Spotted Python Antaresia maculosa
Water Python Liasis mackloti
Olive Python Liasis olivaceus
Black-headed Python Aspidites melanocephalus

Colubridae

Brown Tree Snake Boiga irregularis
Common Tree Snake Dendrelaphis punctulata
Keelback Tropidonophis mairii

Elapids

Northern Death Adder Acanthophis praelongus
Black Whip Snake Demansia atra
Yellow-faced Whip Snake Demansia psammophis
Orange-naped Snake Furina ornata
Black-striped snake Furina nigrostriata
Eastern Taipan Oxyuranus scutellatus
Eastern Brown Snake Pseudonaja textilis
Red-bellied Black Snake Pseudechis porphyriacus

Crocodiles

Freshwater Crocodile Crocodylus johnstoni

Turtles

Yellow-faced Turtle Emydura tanybaraga
Northern Long-necked Turtle Chelodina rugosa
Krefft’s Turtle Emydura macquarii krefftii
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