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HOME REPTILES OF Western Australia COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes of WA LISTING OF WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PYTHONS WA ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes WA SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits WESTERN AUSTRALIAN FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae BLIND SNAKES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
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A Listing of Dragon (Agamid) Lizards
Of Western Australia

Ctenophorus_slateri

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

family: Agamidae (Dragons)

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COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Mallee Heath Lashtail Dragon

Amphibolurus norrisi

SA, Vic, WA

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

Western Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus adelaidensis
(
previously Tympanocryptis adelaidensis)

WA

Shark Bay Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus butlerorum (was Ctenophorus butleri)
(
previously Tympanocryptis adelaidensis)

WA

Western Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus caudicinctus
(What was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus caudicinctus combined with what was Ctenophorus caudicinctus mensarum)

WA (Pilbara region & offshore islands) as well as West-central WA

Eastern Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus chapmani
(
previously Tympanocryptis adelaidensis)

SA, WA

Black Shouldered Ground Dragon

Ctenophorus clayi

NT, SA, WA

Crested Dragon

Ctenophorus cristatus

SA, WA

Long-tailed Sand Dragon

Ctenophorus femoralis

WA

* Mallee Military Dragon

Ctenophorus fordi

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic, 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

Laverton Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus infans (was Ctenophorus caudicinctus infans)

Southen Central inland WA

Spotted Military Dragon (subspecies)

Ctenophorus maculatus badius

Coast and interior of West Australia between Shark Bay and Exmouth Gulf

Spotted Military Dragon (subspecies)

Ctenophorus maculatus griseus

SW interior of West Australia

Spotted Military Dragon (subspecies)

Ctenophorus maculatus dualis

SE West Australia and extreme SW South Australia. 

Spotted Military Dragon (subspecies)

Ctenophorus maculatus maculatus

West coast of West Australia south of Shark Bay 

* Dwarf Bicycle Dragon or Mckenzie's Dragon

Ctenophorus mckenziei

WA SA (Great Australian Bight)

Lake Disappointment Dragon

Ctenophorus nguyarna

WA

Central Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus nuchalis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Ornate Dragon

Ctenophorus ornatus

WA

Gnaraloo Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus parviceps
(previously Tympanocryptis parviceps)

WA

Painted Dragon

Ctenophorus pictus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Western Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus reticulatus

SA, WA

Reddening Sand-dragon

Ctenophorus rubens

Central coastal WA

Rusty Crevice Dragon

Ctenophorus rufescens

SA, WA, NT

*Claypan Dragon or Saltpan Ground Dragon

Ctenophorus salinarum

WA, SA

Lozenge-Marked Dragon

Ctenophorus scutulatus

SA, WA

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

Yinnietharra Crevice Dragon

Ctenophorus yinnietharra

WA

Carnarvon Dragon 

Diporiphora adductus

WA

White-lipped Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora albilabris (Now includes lizards previously called D. arnhemica)

Far North of WA

Mulga Dragon

Diporiphora (was Caimanops) amphiboluroides

WA

Arnhem Land Two-lined Dragon 

Diporiphora arnhemica (obsolete name) - now synonomised with Diporiphora albilabris

Far North of WA

Robust Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora bennettii

Far north of WA

Gracile Two-lined Dragon

Diporiphora gracilis sp. nov.

Far northern WA

*Crystal Creek Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora convergens

WA (extreme far north )

*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

Northwest Kimberley Two-lined Dragon

Diporiphora margaretae (was synonymised with D. magna)

WA (extreme far north )

Pale Two-pored Dragon

Diporiphora pallida sp. nov.

Far northern WA

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

Pindan Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora pindan

WA

Plain Backed Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora reginae

WA, SA

Northern Savannah Two-pored Dragon

Diporiphora sobria (was Diporiphora albilabris sobria)

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

Superb Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora superba

WA

Southern Pilbara Tree Dragon

Diporiphora valens

WA

Northern Pilbara Tree Dragon

Diporiphora vescus 

WA

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

Common or Eastern Bearded Dragon

Pogona barbata

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Small Scaled or Kimberley Bearded Dragon

Pogona microlepidota

WA

Abrolhos Dwarf Bearded Dragon

Pogona minor minima

Houtman Abrolhos (WA)

Dwarf Bearded Dragon

Pogona minor minor

NT, SA, WA

Mitchell's Bearded Dragon

Pogona minor mitchelli

WA

Nullarbor Bearded Dragon

Pogona nullarbor

SA, WA

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

Coastal Pebble Dragon

Tympanocryptis cephalus (T.cephala)
IMPORTANT see also Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos

WA

Hamersley Pebble Dragon

Tympanocryptis diabolicus

WA (Hamersley Range)

Fortescue Pebble Dragon

Tympanocryptis fortescuensis

WA

Gascoyne Pebble Dragon

Tympanocryptis gigas

Central western WA. 

Nullarbor Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis houstoni
(was T. lineata houstoni)

SA, WA

*Savanna(h) Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis macra

WA,NT

*Goldfields Pebble Dragon

Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos

Inland WA

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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