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ISLAND RIDGE-TAILED MONITOR
Varanus insulanicus

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Island Ridge-Tailed Monitor Varanus acanthurus insulanicus (Subspecies status may be removed and may become a full species (Varanus insulanicus) Odatria NT
Black Spotted Ridge-tailed Monitor or Island Ridge-tailed Monitor Varanus baritji (this may be redefined as (Varanus insulanicus)
Odatria NT


The Island Ridge-tailed Monitor (Varanus insulanicus) above is from Adelaide River, NT and was previously called (Varanus baritji)


Approximate distribution of the Island Ridge-tailed Monitor (Varanus insulanicus)


Click here to see photos of Island Ridge-tailed Monitors (Varanus baritji) at flickr

Click here to see photos of Island Ridge-tailed Monitors (Varanus baritji) at Flickr


LINKS OF INTEREST

Between a rock and a dry place: phylogenomics, biogeography, and systematics of ridge-tailed monitors (Squamata: Varanidae: Varanus acanthurus complex)

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Monitors of South Australia

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae NSW

Queensland MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

NORTHERN TERRITORY MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

WESTERN AUSTRALIA MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Monitors of Victoria - Goannas Varanids Varanidae

ACT MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

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