List of reptiles of Italy

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The Italian reptile fauna totals 48 species (including introduced and naturalised species). They are listed here in three systematic groups (Sauria, Serpentes, and Testudines) in alphabetical order by scientific name.

Sauria (Lizards)[edit]

Serpentes (Snakes)[edit]

Testudines (Turtles and Tortoises)[edit]


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