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


Reptiles (Frogs, Geckos, Lizards, Skinks, Snakes, Turtles) .

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.



Frogs


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 



Geckos



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 (Mokopirirakau sp. 'Cascades')


Gecko (Northland green) Naultinus grayii


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


Gecko (Pacific Sticky-toed) Dactylocnemis pacificus


Gecko (Southern Alps) Woodworthia sp. 'Southern Alps'.


Gecko (Wellington green) Naultinus elegans punctatus  



Lizards


Lizard (Australian water dragon) Intellagama lesueurii 



Skinks



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 



Snakes.


Snake (Banded Sea Krait) Laticauda colubrine   


Snake (Yellow-bellied sea snake) Hydrophis platura




Tuataras


Tuatara (Brother Islands) Sphenodon guntheri


Tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus & Sphenodon guntheri)  




Turtles


Turtle (Green sea) Chelonia mydas 


Turtle (Leatherback sea turtle) Dermochelys coriacea 


Turtle (Red-eared slider) Trachemys scripta elegans



Handy links

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