Two thirds of collection are reptiles, two thirds of which are lizards. Contains collections of most recently extinct eastern Australian frogs.

Taxonomic range

Geographic range

Australia and Australasia/Pacific.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Australian Museum Herpetology Collection is 162,000.

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Metadata last updated on 2010-10-18 08:23:33.0


Baby Crocodile from the Australian Museum's Surviving Australia exhibition

Carl Bento

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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Australian Museum Herpetology Collection has an estimated 162,000 specimens.

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