THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - DRAGONS (AGAMAS)

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
Covering 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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DRAGONS OF TASMANIA


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ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae



Listing of the Dragon Lizards (Agamas)
found in TASMANIA


There is only one species of Dragon (Agama) native to Tasmania


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


family: Agamidae (Dragons)

MOUNTAIN (HEATH) DRAGON Rankinia (Tympanocryptis) diemensis



Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

Mountain (Heath) Dragon

Rankinia diemensis
(was in the genus Ctenophorus & Tympanocryptis)

NSW, ACT, Tas, Vic

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

Qld = Queensland

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for list of Australian Dragons Lizards of the ACT

Click here for list of Australian Dragons Lizards of South Australia

More Information about Australian Reptiles

Click here for more information about Australian Dragons (Agamas)


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Updated February 19, 2021

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