Checklist of Endemic Reptile Species
This list of reptile species found exclusively in Fiji is based on the taxonomy used in the EMBL Reptile Database (2005). For further details on possible inaccuracies in the list see Sources & Caveats.
The EMBL Reptile Database CD September 2001 edition. Updated with changes through 2004 making it current to January 2005. http://www.reptile-database.org/db-info/changes2005.html
The current version of this database is the TIGR Reptile Database http://www.reptile-database.org/
Ogmodon vitianus (Squamata Ophidia - Elapidae) Fijian Burrowing Snake
Lepidodactylus gardineri (Squamata Sauria - Gekkonidae) Rotuman Forest Gecko
Lepidodactylus manni (Squamata Sauria - Gekkonidae) Mann's Forest Gecko
Brachylophus vitiensis (Squamata Sauria - Iguanidae) Fijian Crested Iguana
Cryptoblepharus eximius (Squamata Sauria - Scincidae) Pygmy Snake-eyed Skink
Emoia campbelli (Squamata Sauria - Scincidae) Montane Emo Skink
Emoia concolor (Squamata Sauria - Scincidae) Fiji Green Emo Skink
Emoia mokosariniveikau (Squamata Sauria - Scincidae)
Emoia parkeri (Squamata Sauria - Scincidae)
Leiolopisma alazon (Squamata Sauria - Scincidae) Onoilau Skink
Additional endemic reptile species described too recently to be included in the January 2005 version of the EMBL Reptile Database are given below. This list is primarily based on information from the current version of the TIGR Reptile Database (here) and includes species described through 2008. In addition to the 10 endemic reptile species listed above, the additional species listed below gives a total of 11 species of reptiles known solely from Fiji.
Brachylophus bulabula (Squamata Sauria - Iguanidae) Fijian Banded Iguana 2008