T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Reptiles (Frogs, Geckos, Lizards, Skinks)

All New Zealand’s reptiles are fully protected, meaning that they may only be handled, collected or kept in captivity under permit. Predation of New Zealand's reptiles occurs by mustelids (ferrets, weasels, stoats) rats, birds and cats.



Frog (Archey's frog NZ) Leiopelma archeyi 


Frog (Brown tree frog) Litoria ewingii 


Frog (Hamilton's frog NZ) Leiopelma hamiltoni


Frog (Hochstetter's frog NZ) Leiopelma hochstetteri


Frog (Maud Island frog NZ) Leiopelma pakeka 


Frog (Southern Bell) Litoria raniformis)


Frog (Golden Bell ) Litoria aurea 




Gecko (Common) Woodworthia maculatus


Gecko (Cromwell) Woodworthia 'Cromwell' 



Gecko (Duvaucel's gecko) Hoplodactylus duvaucelii 


Gecko (Forest) Mokopirirakau granulatus


Gecko (Goldstripe)  Woodworthia chrysosireticus


Gecko (Jewelled) Naultinus gemmeus


Gecko (Northland green) Naultinus grayii


Gecko (Otago large gecko) Woodworthia sp. ‘Otago large’ 


Gecko (Pacific Sticky-toed) Dactylocnemis pacificus


Gecko (Wellington green) Naultinus elegans punctatus  




Lizard (Australian water dragon) Intellagama lesueurii 



Skink (Common) Oligosoma polychroma


Skink (Cobble skink)


Skink (Brown) Oligosoma zelandicum  


Skink (Copper) Cyclodina aenea


Skink (Grand) Oligosoma grande


Skink (McCann's skink) Oligosoma maccanni


Skink (Otago ) Oligosoma otagense 


Skink (Rainbow) Lampropholis delicate 


Skink (Shore) Oligosoma smithii


Skink (Spotted) Oligosoma lineoocellatum


Skink (Whitakers) Cyclodina whitakeri 




Tuatara (Sphenodon guntheri) Brother Islands tuatara


Lizard (Tuatara) Sphenodon punctatus & Sphenodon guntheri  



http://www.teara.govt.nz
http://www.doc.govt.nz/
http://en.wikipedia.org/
http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology
http://tpo.tepapa.govt.nz
http://www.nhc.net.nz/
http://www.nzfrogs.org/NZ+Frogs.html