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A Listing of New South Wales Dragons
(Agamid) Lizards

Eastern Water Dragom

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


family: Agamidae (Dragons)

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COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Burns' Dragon 

Amphibolurus (was Lophognathus) burnsi 

NSW, Qld

Jacky Lizard

Amphibolurus muricatus

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Mallee Military Dragon

Ctenophorus fordi

NSW, Qld, SA, WA

Barrier Range Dragon

Ctenophorus mirrityana
(split from C. decresii)

NSW

Central Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus nuchalis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Painted Dragon

Ctenophorus pictus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

* Eastern Mallee Dragon

Ctenophorus spinodomus
(
also known as Ctenophorus hawkeswoodi)
(Split from C. fordi)

NSW, SA, Vic

Tommy Roundhead

Diporiphora australis

Far north-east of NSW, through eastern Qld extending to Southern Cape York

Nobbi Dragon

Diporiphora nobbi
(was in the genus Amphibolurus and Ctenophorus)

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Canegrass Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora winneckei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Eastern Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii (was Physignathus lesueurii lesueurii)

NSW, Qld, (Feral in Vic)

Gippsland Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii howittii (was Physignathus lesueurii howittii)

NSW, ACT, Vic

Southern Angle-Headed Dragon

Lophosaurus (was Hypsilurus) spinipes

NSW, Qld

Common or Eastern Bearded Dragon

Pogona barbata

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Inland Bearded Dragon

Pogona vitticeps

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Mountain (Heath) Dragon

Rankinia diemensis
(was in the genus Ctenophorus & Tympanocryptis)

NSW, ACT, Tas, Vic

Claypan Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis argillosa

SA, Qld, NSW

Centralian Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis centralis
(
was T.lineata centralis)

NT, SA, WA

Gibber Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis intima

NSW, NT, Qld, SA

Canberra Grassland Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis lineata - previosly called T. pinguicolla

ACT, NSW?

*Bathurst Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis mccartneyi

NSW (Bathust area)

Monaro Grassland Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis osbornei

NSW, Cooma area)

Lined Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis petersi

SA, NSW, Vic

Long-tailed or Eyrean Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis tetraporophora

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

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)

LINKS OF INTEREST

Key to the Dragons of South Australia
South Australian Museum

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