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The following is based on a list of reptiles and amphibians recorded on the Pinnacle Nature Reserve up to 2010 was provided by Joe McAuliffe from the ACT Herpetological Association. fotpin is grateful to Joe for permission to publish this list on our website.

Additional species recorded by fotpin members are shown highlighted in green
All photos have been taken on the Reserve  


Family Genus Species Common Name
Gekkonidae Christinus marmoratus Marbled Gecko (photo)
Pygopodidae Aprasia parapulchella Pink-tailed worm-lizard
Pygopodidae Delma inornata Olive Legless Lizard
Scincidae Ctenotus robustus Striped Skink (photo)
Scincidae Egernia cunninghami Cunningham's Skink
Scincidae Hemiergis decresiensis Three-toed Skink
Scincidae Lampropholis delicata Garden Skink
Scincidae Morethia boulengeri Boulenger's Skink
Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard
Scincidae Tiliqua rugosus Shingleback (photo)
Agamidae Pogona barbata Common Bearded Dragon (photo)
Elapidae Pseudechis porphyriacus Red-bellied Black Snake (photo)
Elapidae Pseudonaja textilis Common or Eastern Brown Snake (photo)
Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops nigrescens Blackish blind snake
Hylidae Litoria peronii Peron's Tree Frog
Hylidae Litoria verreauxii Whistling Tree Frog
Myobatrachidae Crinia parinsignifera Plains Froglet
Myobatrachidae Crinia signifera Common Eastern Froglet
Myobatrachidae Limnodynastes dumerilii Pobblebonk
Myobatrachidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis Spotted Grass Frog
Myobatrachidae Neobatrachus sudelli Spotted Burrowing Frog
  Chelodina longicollis Eastern Long-neck Turtle
(unconfirmed identification)


For more information, see Reptiles of the Southern Tableland [ pdf 14.8 MB]

Photos from The Pinnacle

marbled gecko


bearded dragon Striped Skink


shingleback black snake

Encountered on a cool day in mid-April, this red-bellied black flattened its head and neck to make itself look bigger and compensate for its slow moving escape from perceived threat.


brown snake  
brown snake



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