AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers 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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Tawny dragons only occur in South Australia.
From Burra area South Australia:- Note that Tawny Dragons in this area have stripes on the throat which do not usually occur on Tawny Dragons
Tawny Dragons, Ctenophorus decresii are a rock dwelling species. They normally either live in rock crevices or under rocks.
Mature males tend to be much more colorful than females or immature males.
This Tawny Dragon is from the Mt. Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, South Australia
Note that the Barrier Range Dragon, Ctenophorus mirrityana is very similar to this species
Updated May 23, 2018