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Agamidae

Etymology:
Notes: Recent publication on phylogenetic information.1
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 86 out of 86 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: Goldfields pebble-mimic dragons (Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos) at cm
Longest Australian species: frill-necked dragon (Chlamydosaurus kingii) at 25 cm
Number of Australian genera: 15
Number of Australian species: 86
Genera:
Genus name Australian species
Amphibolurus 7
Caimanops 1
Chelosania 1
Chlamydosaurus 1
Cryptagama 1
Ctenophorus 29
Diporiphora 20
Hypsilurus 2
Intellagama 1
Lophognathus 0
Moloch 1
Physignathus 0
Pogona 6
Rankinia 1
Tympanocryptis 15
15 86
References
  1. Hugall, A.F.; Foster, R.; Hutchinson, M.; & Lee, M.S.Y. (2008). Phylogeny of Australasian agamid lizards based on nuclear and mitochondrial genes: implications for morphological evolution and biogeography. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 93(2):343-358. - search web for this article
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