Australia Herp List
November 2005
This is a list of all the reptiles and frogs that I photographed or identified in nine days in Western Australia in November 2005. If you think any of my identifications are wrong, please let me know by sending mail to

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Ctenophorus maculatus maculatus
Spotted Military Dragon
new species
Ctenophorus nuchalis
Central Netted Dragon
Ctenophorus scutulatus
Lozenge-marked Dragon
new species
Gowidon longirostris
Long-nosed Dragon
Pogona minor minor
Dwarf Bearded Dragon
new species
DiplodactylidaeAustral Geckos
Diplodactylus klugei
Kluge’s Gecko
new species
Diplodactylus ornatus
Ornate Gecko
new species
Lucasium alboguttatum
White-spotted Ground Gecko
new species
Strophurus spinigerus spinigerus
Soft Spiny-tailed Gecko
new species
GekkonidaeTypical Geckos
Crenadactylus ocellatus
Southwestern Clawless Gecko
new species
Gehyra variegata
Variegated Dtella
new species
Heteronotia binoei
Bynoe’s Gecko
PygopodidaeLegless Lizards
Lialis burtonis
Burton’s Snake-lizard
new species
Pygopus nigriceps
Western Hooded Scaly-foot
Cryptoblepharus buchananii
Buchanan’s Snake-eyed Skink
new species
Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus
Péron’s Snake-eyed Skink
new species
Ctenotus fallens
West Coast Ctenotus
new species
Egernia kingii
King’s Skink
new species
Lerista micra
Micro Three-toed Slider
new species
Lerista miopus
no known English name
new species
Lerista planiventralis decora
Keeled Lerista
new species
Menetia greyii
Common Dwarf Skink
new species
Morethia lineoocellata
Pale-flecked Snake-eyed Skink
new species
Tiliqua rugosa konowi
Rottnest Island Shingleback
new subspecies
Tiliqua rugosa palarra
Shark Bay Shingleback
new subspecies
Tiliqua rugosa rugosa
Common Shingleback
new subspecies
Varanus gouldii gouldii
Gould’s Monitor
new subspecies
ElapidaeCobras, Kraits, Coral Snakes
Brachyurophis semifasciatus
Southern Shovel-nosed Snake
new species
Pseudonaja affinis exilis
Rottnest Island Dugite
new subspecies
Pseudonaja mengdeni
Western Brown Snake
Turtles and Tortoises
ChelidaeSide-necked Freshwater Turtles
Chelodina colliei
Oblong Turtle
new species
CheloniidaeSea Turtles
Caretta caretta
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Frogs and Toads
PelodryadidaeAustralian Treefrogs
Ranoidea moorei
Western Green Treefrog
new species
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
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