Thai National Parks

Lizard and crocodile species in Thailand

Species of Thailand

Lizard and crocodile species in Thailand

Please note that some of the species listed below may be extinct or no longer found in Thailand.

The range maps for species below may not be accurate or complete. Our work is not pure scientific but we try to verify the data we collect as much we can.

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Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Total 190 species

Eublepharidae family
Geckos (Family: Gekkonidae)
Bent-toed geckos (Genus: Cyrtodactylus)
Rock geckos genus (Genus: Cnemaspis)
Ground geckos (Genus: Dixonius)
House geckos (Genus: Hemidactylus)
Four-clawed geckos (Genus: Gehyra)
Dwarf geckos (Genus: Hemiphyllodactylus)
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
Parachute geckos (Genus: Ptychozoon)
Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Flying dragons (Genus: Draco)
Tree dragons (Genus: Acanthosaura)
Anglehead lizards (Genus: Gonocephalus)
Forest dragons (Genus: Malayodracon)
Crested lizards (Genus: Bronchocela)
Long-headed lizards (Genus: Pseudocalotes)
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
Water dragons (Genus: Physignathus)
Mantheyus genus
Earless lizards (Genus: Aphaniotis)
Butterfly lizards (Genus: Leiolepis)
Mountain lizards (Genus: Diploderma)
True lizards, Lacertas (Family: Lacertidae)
Grass lizards (Genus: Takydromus)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis, Toenayar)
Blue-tailed skinks (Genus: Plestiodon)
Striped skinks (Genus: Lipinia)
Tree skinks (Genus: Dasia)
Stream skinks (Genus: Tropidophorus)
Leaf-litter skinks (Genus: Scincella)
Forest skinks (Genus: Sphenomorphus, Tytthoscincus)
Supple skinks (Genus: Lygosoma)
Slender skinks (Genus: Leptoseps)
Limbless skinks (Genus: Larutia)
Legless skinks (Genus: Isopachys)
Legless skinks (Genus: Davewakeum/Brachymeles)
Two-legged skinks (Genus: Jarujinia)
Snake skinks (Family: Dibamidae)
Glass lizards (Family: Anguidae)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Crocodiles (Order: Crocodilia)