Australia Herp List
November 2009
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Crocodilians
CrocodylidaeCrocodiles
Crocodylus porosus
Estuarine Crocodile
new species
Lizards
AgamidaeAgamas
Chlamydosaurus kingii
Frilled Lizard
new species
Ctenophorus maculatus maculatus
Spotted Military Dragon
Ctenophorus scutulatus
Lozenge-marked Dragon
Diporiphora albilabris sobria
Eastern White-lipped Two-lined Dragon
new species
Diporiphora bilineata
Two-lined Dragon
new species
Diporiphora magna
Yellow-sided Two-lined Dragon
new species
Gowidon temporalis
Northern Water Dragon
new species
Lophognathus gilberti
Gilbert’s Dragon
new species
Pogona minor minor
Dwarf Bearded Dragon
DiplodactylidaeAustral Geckos
Strophurus strophurus
Western Spiny-tailed Gecko
new species
GekkonidaeTypical Geckos
Gehyra australis
Northern Dtella
new species
Gehyra variegata
Variegated Dtella
Hemidactylus frenatus
Common House Gecko
Heteronotia binoei
Bynoe’s Gecko
PygopodidaeLegless Lizards
Lialis burtonis
Burton’s Snake-lizard
ScincidaeSkinks
Acritoscincus trilineatus
Western Three-lined Skink
new species
Carlia amax
Two-spined Rainbow Skink
new species
Carlia gracilis
Slender Rainbow Skink
new species
Carlia munda
Shaded-litter Rainbow Skink
new species
Carlia rufilatus
Red-sided Rainbow Skink
new species
Cryptoblepharus cygnatus
Swanson’s Snake-eyed Skink
new species
Ctenotus essingtonii essingtonii
Lowlands Plain-backed Ctenotus
new species
Eremiascincus douglasi
Orange-sided Bar-lipped Skink
new species
Hemiergis initialis initialis
Southwestern Earless Skink
new species
Lerista varia
Variable-striped Robust Slider
new species
Tiliqua occipitalis
Western Blue-tongued Skink
new species
Tiliqua rugosa palarra
Shark Bay Shingleback
Tiliqua rugosa rugosa
Common Shingleback
VaranidaeMonitors
Varanus gouldii gouldii
Gould’s Monitor
Varanus mertensi
Merten’s Water Monitor
new species
Varanus scalaris
Spotted Tree Monitor
new species
Varanus tristis orientalis
Freckled Monitor
new species
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Boiga irregularis
Eastern Brown Tree Snake
ElapidaeCobras, Kraits, Coral Snakes
Acanthophis rugosus
Papuan Death Adder
new species
Simoselaps bertholdi
Jan’s Banded Snake
new species
Simoselaps littoralis
West Coast Banded Snake
new species
PythonidaePythons
Antaresia childreni
Children’s Python
new species
Liasis fuscus
Water Python
new species
Turtles and Tortoises
ChelidaeSide-necked Freshwater Turtles
Emydura tanybaraga
Northern Yellow-faced Turtle
new species
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
HylidaeTreefrogs
Cyclorana australis
Australian Water-holding Frog
new species
Litoria bicolor
Northern Dwarf Tree Frog
new species
Litoria caerulea
Green Treefrog
Litoria dahlii
Dahl’s Aquatic Frog
new species
Litoria nasuta
Rocket Frog
new species
Litoria pallida
Pale Frog
new species
Litoria rothii
Roth’s Tree Frog
new species
Litoria rubella
Desert Tree Frog
new species
Litoria tornieri
Tornier’s Frog
new species
Litoria watjulumensis
Watjulum Frog
new species
LimnodynastidaeAustralian Ground Frogs
Limnodynastes convexiusculus
Marbled Frog
new species
Platyplectrum ornatum
Ornate Burrowing Frog
new species
MyobatrachidaeAustralian Froglets
Crinia remota
Remote Froglet
new species
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
1
32
7
1
14
55
41