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Australian reptiles

Reptiles are a common feature of Australia fauna, from sea turtles and crocodiles in the tropical north to skinks on walls in cities.
 

Gould's Goanna

Geckoes

Usually noctural reptiles that are insectivores, known for being able to cling to surfaces.
 
Hemidactylus geckoes
Asian House Gecko   new 19/03/2012
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Gehyra geckoes (Dtellas)
Eastern Dtella   new 19/03/2012
 

Skinks

A diverse range of small to medium lizards that are present over much of the world.
 
Ctenotus skinks
Royal Ctenotus
 
Ctenotus schomburgkii
 
Copper-tailed Skink
 
Egernia skinks
Cunningham's Skink
 
Eulamprus skinks
Alpine Water Skink
 
Eastern Water Skink
 
Tiger Skink
  new 19/03/2012
Lamphropholis skinks
Garden Skink
 
 

Dragons

Small to large lizards, usually diurnal. 70 species in Australia.
 
Ctenophorus dragons
Mallee Military Dragon
 
Painted Dragon
 
Hypsilurus dragons
Boyd's Forest Dragon
  new 19/03/2012
Physignathus dragons
Australian Water Dragon
 
 

Monitors and goannas

Medium to large lizards found across the warmer parts of the world, including the fearsome Komodo Dragon. Goanna and monitor can be freely interchanged, the former being a corruption of 'iguana'.
Gould's Goanna
 
Lace Monitor
 
 

Snakes

There are a multitude of snakes in Australia, many of which are highly dangerous as well as those that are harmless.
 
Colubrid snakes
Keelback Snake
  new 19/03/2012
 

 
References
S. Wilson and G. Swan, A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia, 2nd edition, 2008.
www.wikipedia.org
Reptiles Down Under's Australian Reptiles Online Database.