Common Name Scientific Name NCA StatusNature Conservation Act
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EPBC StatusEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
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IUCN ListInternational Union for Conservation of Nature
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BoT StatusBack on Track species prioritisation framework
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Captive HoldingsCaptive Holdings
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Native to the Scenic Rim
Common death adder Acanthophis antarcticus NT - NE M A I 
Three-toed snake-tooth skink Saiphos reticulatus C V NT M -
Rainforest cool-skink Harrisoniascincus zia C - NE L -
Faint-striped blind snake Ramphotyphlops broomi C - NE L -
Rainforest skink Saproscincus rosei C - NE L -
Gully skink Saproscincus spectabilis C - NE L -
Not native to the Scenic Rim
Gulbaru gecko Phyllurus gulbaru E CE CR H -
Nangur skink  Nangura spinosa E CE NE M -

General Reptile Documents

Husbandry Manuals for Scincidae Family

Jackson, C 2006, Husbandry Manual for the Gidgee Skink Eugenia stokesii, Western Sydney Institute of TAFE.

Titmuss, A 2007, Husbandry Manual for the Shingleback Lizard Tiliqua rugosa, Western Sydney Institute of TAFE.

Atcheson, T 2009, Husbandry Guidelines for Eastern blue tongue lizard Tiliqua scincoides, Western Sydney Institute of TAFE.

Johnson, K 2009, Husbandry Guidelines for the Blue-tongue Lizard Tiliqua scincoides scincoides, Western Sydney Institute of TAFE.


Connolly, JD & Cree, A 2008, 'Risks of a late start to captive management for conservation: Phenotypic differences between wild and captive individuals of a viviparous endangered skink (Oligosoma otagense)', Biological Conservation, vol. 141, pp. 1283-92.

Banks, C 2005, General Container Requirements for Reptiles and Amphibians, © Australasian Regional Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria, Mosman NSW 2088, Australia.

ZAA Census and Plan

Goldstone-Henry, C, Hibbard, C, Ford, C & Hogg, C (eds) 2015, Australasian Species Management Program: Regional Census and Plan - Reptiles, 25th Edition, Zoo and Aquarium Association, Sydney, Australia.