THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - DRAGONS (AGAMAS)

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HOME REPTILES OF NORTHERN TERRITORY COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes of NT Northern Territory PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae NT ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes NT SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits NORTHERN TERRITORY FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae BLIND SNAKES OF NORTHERN TERRITORY
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A Listing of Dragon (Agamid) Lizards
Of Northern Territory

Chameleon Dragon (Chelosania brunnea)

Distribution Key
ORDER: SQUAMATA (LIZARDS AND SNAKES)
SUBORDER: SAURIA (LIZARDS)

family: Agamidae (Dragons)

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Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

Centralian Lashtail
(Status Uncertain)

Amphibolurus centralis

NT, Qld?
(Distribution uncertain)

Chameleon Dragon

Chelosania brunnea

NT, Qld, WA

Frilled Lizard

Chlamydosaurus kingii

Australia (NT, WA, Qld) and southern New Guinea

Gravel Dragon

Cryptagama aurita

NT, WA

Black Shouldered Ground Dragon

Ctenophorus clayi

NT, SA, WA

Graaf's Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus graafi (was Ctenophorus caudicinctus graafi)

WA( far eastern interior)
(extending into NT and SA?)

Central Military Dragon

Ctenophorus isolepis

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Central Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus nuchalis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Painted Dragon

Ctenophorus pictus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Western Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus reticulatus

SA, WA, NT?

Rusty Crevice Dragon

Ctenophorus rufescens

SA, WA, NT

Slater's Ring-tailed Dragon or Centralian Rock Dragon

Ctenophorus slateri (What was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus slateri combined with what was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus macropus)

Far Northern Australia, WA, NT extending into Central Australia Qld and SA

Arnhem Land Two-lined Dragon 

Diporiphora arnhemica (obsolete name) - see Diporiphora albilabris and Diporiphora sobria

(obsolete name)
Far Northern WA and NT

Northern Two-Lined Dragon

Diporiphora bilineata

Far north of NT

*Granulated Two-Lined Dragon

Diporiphora granulifera

Far north-western Qld extending into NT

Lally's Two Lined Dragon or Northern Deserts Dragon.

Diporiphora lalliae

Northern WA through Central NT extending over the border into Qld

Yellow-Sided Two-Lined Dragon  

Diporiphora magna

Northern NT extending into far North of WA and over the border into Qld

Grey-striped Western Desert Dragon

Diporiphora paraconvergens 

WA, SA, NT

*Kimberley Rock Dragon

Diporiphora perplexa sp. nov.

Far North of WA extending over the border into NT

Northern Savannah Two-pored Dragon

Diporiphora sobria (was Diporiphora albilabris sobria)

Far northern WA, through Northern NT extending over the border into Qld

Canegrass Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora winneckei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Long-nosed Water Dragon

Gowidon (or Amphibolurus) (was Lophognathus) longirostris

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Northern Water Dragon or Swamplands Lashtail

(Gowidon temporalis) is now called Tropicagama temporalis

NT, Qld, WA

Gilbert's Dragon

Lophognathus (was Amphibolurus) gilberti

(Northern) NT, (North-eastern) Qld, (North- western)WA

* Horner's Dragon

Lophognathus horneri

NT, Qld, WA
(Northern Australia)

Thorny Devil or Moloch

Moloch horridus

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Dwarf Bearded Dragon

Pogona minor minor

NT, SA, WA

Inland Bearded Dragon

Pogona vitticeps

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Indonesian Water Dragon or Swamplands Lashtail

Tropicagama (was Gowidon) temporalis

Australia (NT, WA, Qld) and New Guinea

Centralian Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis centralis
(
was T.lineata centralis)

NT, SA, WA

Gibber Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis intima

NSW, NT, Qld, SA

Long-tailed or Eyrean Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis tetraporophora

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Even Scaled Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis uniformis (status uncertain)

Northern NT

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)

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