THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - DRAGONS (AGAMAS)

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REPTILES OF QUEENSLAND

COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

QUEENSLAND PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

Qld ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

QLD SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

Qld BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

QUEENSLAND DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

Queensland LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

Queensland MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Skinks of Queensland

Qld CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

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QUEENSLAND
DRAGONS (AGAMAS) - SPECIES LISTING

Captive Boyd's Forest Dragon (Lophosaurus boydii)

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

Centralian Lashtail
(Status Uncertain)

Amphibolurus centralis

NT, Qld?
(Distribution uncertain)

Jacky Lizard

Amphibolurus muricatus

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Chameleon Dragon

Chelosania brunnea

NT, Qld, WA

Frilled Lizard

Chlamydosaurus kingii

Australia (NT, WA, Qld) and Southern New Guinea

* Mallee Military Dragon

Ctenophorus fordi

NSW, Qld, SA, WA

Central Military Dragon

Ctenophorus isolepis

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Central Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus nuchalis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Ornate Dragon

Ctenophorus ornatus

WA

Gnaraloo Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus parviceps
(previously Tympanocryptis parviceps)

WA

Painted Dragon

Ctenophorus pictus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Slater's Ring-tailed Dragon or Centralian Rock Dragon

Ctenophorus slateri (What was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus slateri combined with what was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus macropus)

Far Northern Australia, WA, NT extending into Central Australia Qld and SA

Amelia's Canegrass Dragon

Diporiphora ameliae

Central Qld

Tommy Roundhead

Diporiphora australis

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

*Gulf Two-lined Dragon

Diporiphora carpentariensis

Cape York, Qld

*Granulated Two-Lined Dragon

Diporiphora granulifera

Far north-western Qld extending into NT

*Black-throated Two-Pored Dragon

Diporiphora jugularis (was junior synonym of D. bilineata)

Cape York, Qld

Lally's Two Lined Dragon or Northern Deserts Dragon.

Diporiphora lalliae

Northern WA through Central NT extending over the border into Qld

Yellow-Sided Two-Lined Dragon  

Diporiphora magna

Northern NT extending into far North of WA and over the border into Qld

Nobbi Dragon

Diporiphora nobbi
(was in the genus Amphibolurus and Ctenophorus)

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Black-Spined Nobbi Dragon

Diporiphora phaeospinosa

Qld (Carnarvon Gorge,
Bigge Range, Blackdown Tablelands)

Northern Savannah Two-pored Dragon

Diporiphora sobria (was Diporiphora albilabris sobria)

Far northern WA, through Northern NT extending over the border into Qld

Canegrass Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora winneckei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Long-nosed Water Dragon

Gowidon (or Amphibolurus) (was Lophognathus) longirostris

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Northern Water Dragon or Swamplands Lashtail

(Gowidon temporalis) is now called Tropicagama temporalis

NT, Qld, WA

Eastern Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii (was Physignathus lesueurii lesueurii)

NSW, Qld, (Feral in Vic)

Gilbert's Dragon

Lophognathus (was Amphibolurus) gilberti

(Northern) NT, (North-eastern) Qld, (North- western)WA

* Horner's Dragon

Lophognathus horneri

NT, Qld, WA
(Northern Australia)

Boyd's Forest Dragon

Lophosaurus ( was Hypsilurus) boydii

Qld

Southern Angle-Headed Dragon

Lophosaurus (was Hypsilurus) spinipes

NSW, Qld

Thorny Devil or Moloch

Moloch horridus

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Common or Eastern Bearded Dragon

Pogona barbata

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Black Soil Bearded Dragon

Pogona henrylawsoni

QLD

Inland Bearded Dragon

Pogona vitticeps

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Indonesian Water Dragon or Swamplands Lashtail

Tropicagama (was Gowidon) temporalis

Australia (NT, WA, Qld) and New Guinea

* Claypan Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis argillosa

SA, Qld, NSW

Condamine Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis condaminensis

Southeast Qld (West of Brisbane)

Gibber Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis intima

NSW, NT, Qld, SA

*Five Lined Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis pentalineata

Qld

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)

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