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PENINUSULA ROCK DRAGON
Ctenophorus fionni

Male Peninsula Rock Dragon Ctenophorus fionni 
Typical male Peninsula Rock Dragon Ctenophorus fionni - note females are not as colorful.
Pattering of this species varies from area to area.
They usually live in rock crevices or under rocks


 Approximate distribution of the Peninsula Rock Dragon Ctenophorus fionni
Approximate distribution of the Peninsula Rock Dragon Ctenophorus fionni

Arcoona Rock Dragon Male
This is a male Peninsula Rock Dragon Ctenophorus fionni from Arcoona,
(referred to as an Arcoona Rock Dragon, and possibly a separate subspecies)

This species may be confused with the following species:-

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Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

Tawny Dragon

Ctenophorus decresii

SA

Red Barred Dragon

Ctenophorus vadnappa

SA

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