High priority reptiles & amphibians South West Victoria
The following list comprises selected threatened reptiles & amphibians that have been identified as being high priority species in the South West of Victoria. Their high priority is based on a combination of the importance of the species and high level of concern within a particular bioregion. These species have been identified as requiring either full commitment or substantive participation within the bioregion indicated. This list is based on information from the Bioregional Network Analysis (BNA) for each bioregion (Lowe et al 2000).
In addition to the above BNA priorities, this list also includes high priority threatened mammals in the South West that have specific management actions specified in the (DEPI Actions for Biodiversity Conservation database).1
Note: this list does not include the Goldfields bioregion.
|Corangamite Water Skink - critically endangered|
|Corangamite Water Skink1||Eulamprus tympanum marnieae||VVP|
|Four-toed Skink||Hemiergis peronii||GP|
|Grassland Earless Dragon||Tympanocryptis pinguicolla||VVP|
|Heath Skink1||Egernia multiscutata||W|
|Hooded Scaly-foot||Pygopus nigriceps||W|
|Leatherback Turtle||Dermochelys coriacea||marine|
|Mountain Dragon Grampians form1||Tympanocryptis diemensis grampians||GG|
|Rosenberg's Goanna1||Varanus rosenbergi||LM|
|Samphire Skink||Morethia adelaidensis||W|
|Striped Legless Lizard1||Delma impar||VVP|
|Growling Grassfrog1||Litoria raniformis||all SW|
|Woodland Blind Snake||Ramphotyphlops proximus||W|
- Lowe, K., Preece, K., & Amos, N (2000) Victoria’s biodiversity reporting system: a bioregional approach to refining priorities and partnerships for biodiversity conservation. Dept. Natural Resources & Environment, Victoria.
- DEPI Actions for Biodiversity Database, Department of Environment and primary Industries, 2014.