Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.



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Ctenophorus caudicinctus
(Status uncertain)
Note that some subspecies appear to have been elevated to full species, but the new names do not seem to be widely used when this page was created

Pilbara Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus caudicinctus caudicinctus

WA (Pilbara region & offshore islands) (extending into NT)?

Ring-tailed Dragon (was subspecies)

Ctenophorus graafi (was Ctenophorus caudicinctus graafi)

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

Ring-tailed Dragon (was subspecies)

Ctenophorus infans (was Ctenophorus caudicinctus infans)

Central WA

Ring-tailed Dragon (Subspecies)

Ctenophorus caudicinctus mensarum

Western inland WA

Northern Ring-tailed Dragon (Subspecies)

Ctenophorus caudicinctus macropus

Northern Australia, NT,Qld,WA

Central Ring-tailed Dragon (was subspecies)

Ctenophorus slateri (was Ctenophorus caudicinctus slateri )

Central Australia, NT,SA


This map is approximate only and includes all subspecies (and elevated species in the Ring-tailed dragon complex)
A large number of museum specimens have not been assigned to a particular subspecies.

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