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EASTERN MALLEE DRAGON
Ctenophorus spinodomus

(
also known as Ctenophorus hawkeswoodi)
Split from Mallee Military Dragon (Ctenophorus fordi)

Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA


Approximate distribution of the Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus)
Approximate distribution of the Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus)



Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA


Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA


Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA

Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA

 

Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA

 

Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA

 

Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve near Waikerie in SA
Eastern Mallee Dragon (Ctenophorus spinodomus) photographed at Gluepot Reserve North of Waikerie in SA

The table belows shows how Ctenophorus fordi was split into multiple species!

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

* Mallee Military Dragon

Ctenophorus fordi

WA (Distribution reduced 2023)

*Ibiri Sand Dragon (new Species 2023)

Ctenophorus ibiri
(split from Ctenophorus fordi)

SA (Eyre Peninsula)

*Kartiwarrui or Red-backed Sand Dragon (new Species 2023)

Ctenophorus kartiwarrui
(split from Ctenophorus fordi)

SA, NSW, Qld

* Eastern Mallee Dragon

Ctenophorus spinodomus (also known as Ctenophorus hawkeswoodi)
(split from Ctenophorus fordi)

NSW, SA

*Tjakalpa or Ghost Dragon (new Species 2023)

Ctenophorus tjakalpa
(split from Ctenophorus fordi)

SA, WA (Great Victoria Desert)

*Tuniluki or Murray Mallee Sand Dragon (new Species 2023)

Ctenophorus tuniluki
(split from Ctenophorus fordi)

SA,Vic
(South and East of the Murray River)


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Ctenophorus spinodomus sp. nov., a new species of dragon lizard (Squamata: Agamidae) from Triodia Mallee habitat of southeast Australia

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Agamas of the World

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AUSTRALIAN DRAGON SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY

Agamas (Dragons) of South Australia

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NORTHERN TERRITORY DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

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ACT - DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

Agamas (Dragons) of Tasmania

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of South
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(Agamas)

of NSW
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of Qld
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of NT
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of WA
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(Agamas)

of Victoria
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of
ACT
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(Agamas)

of
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