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WESTERN SHINGLEBACK
Tiliqua rugosa rugosa
The 4 subspecies of Tiliqua rugosa are listed below

COMMON NAME (Internal Link)

SCIENTIFIC NAME
(External Link)

DISTRIBUTION

Common/Eastern Shingleback

Tiliqua rugosa aspera

SA, NSW, Vic, Qld, ACT, WA?

Rottnest Island Shingleback

Tiliqua rugosa konowi

Rottnest Island WA

Shark Bay Shingleback

Tiliqua rugosa palarra

Shark Bay region, WA

Western Shingleback

Tiliqua rugosa rugosa

South Western Australia, WA, SA?



Tiliqua rugosa rugosa
Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) at Caversham Wildlife Park WA


Approximate ditribution of the Shingleback subspecies Tiliqua rugosa
Approximate distribution of the Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa) subspecies with the Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) occurring in the Blue area with the RED letter R

Note that I am unsure where the Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) becomes the Eastern Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa aspera) but I think it is somewhere around the WA/SA border.


Tiliqua rugosa rugosa
Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from Cocklebiddy (Eastern WA)



Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from WA


Tiliqua rugosa rugosa
Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from Cocklebiddy (Western) WA

 

Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from WA
Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from WA


Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from WA
Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from WA


Tiliqua rugosa rugosa   
Goldfields form of Western Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) from inland WA

 



LINKS OF INTEREST

Shingleback Skinks (Tiliqua rugosa) all subspecies

Common Bluetongue (Tiliqua scincoides scincoides)

Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

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