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Reptiles of Crater Lakes National Park

Total number of species: 42

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Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Elapidae Cacophis churchilli northern dwarf crowned snake C Q
Elapidae Cryptophis nigrescens eastern small-eyed snake C QA
Elapidae Demansia psammophis yellow-faced whipsnake C QA
Elapidae Pseudechis porphyriacus red-bellied black snake C QA I
Elapidae Pseudonaja textilis eastern brown snake C QAI
Elapidae Tropidechis carinatus rough-scaled snake C QA
Colubridae Boiga irregularis brown tree snake C QAI
Colubridae Dendrelaphis calligastra northern tree snake C QI I
Colubridae Dendrelaphis punctulatus green tree snake C QAI
Colubridae Stegonotus australis slaty-grey snake C Q I
Colubridae Tropidonophis mairii freshwater snake C QAI I
Boidae Morelia spilota carpet python C QA
Boidae Simalia kinghorni amethystine python (Australian form) C Q
Typhlopidae Anilios sp. C QAI
Typhlopidae Anilios torresianus north-eastern blind snake C QI
Scincidae Carlia longipes closed-litter rainbow-skink C Q
Scincidae Carlia rubrigularis red-throated rainbow-skink C Q
Scincidae Carlia rubrigularis sensu lato red-throated rainbow-skink Superseded C Q
Scincidae Coeranoscincus frontalis limbless snake-tooth skink C Q
Scincidae Concinnia tigrina yellow-blotched forest-skink C Q
Scincidae Cryptoblepharus virgatus striped snake-eyed skink C Q
Scincidae Eulamprus quoyii eastern water skink C QA
Scincidae Glaphyromorphus fuscicaudis brown-tailed bar-lipped skink C Q
Scincidae Gnypetoscincus queenslandiae prickly forest skink C Q
Scincidae Lampropholis coggeri sensu lato rainforest sunskink Superseded C Q
Scincidae Lampropholis delicata dark-flecked garden sunskink C QA
Scincidae Lampropholis similis C Q
Scincidae Saproscincus basiliscus basilisk shadeskink C Q
Scincidae Saproscincus czechurai wedge-snouted shadeskink C Q
Scincidae Saproscincus tetradactylus four-fingered shadeskink C Q
Varanidae Varanus scalaris spotted tree monitor C QAI
Agamidae Intellagama lesueurii eastern water dragon C QA I
Agamidae Lophosaurus boydii Boyd's forest dragon C Q
Pygopodidae Pygopus robertsi Cape York scaly-foot C Q
Carphodactylidae Carphodactylus laevis chameleon gecko C Q
Carphodactylidae Saltuarius cornutus northern leaf-tailed gecko C Q
Gekkonidae Gehyra dubia dubious dtella C QA
Gekkonidae Hemidactylus frenatus house gecko II
Chelidae Emydura macquarii krefftii Krefft's river turtle C Q I
Chelidae Emydura tanybaraga northern yellow-faced turtle C QA I
Chelidae Wollumbinia latisternum saw-shelled turtle C QA I
Crocodylidae Crocodylus johnstoni Australian freshwater crocodile C QA I

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Reptiles of Crater Lakes National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 16 June 2024. Available at:

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