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Lashtail dragons
Amphibolurus - Wagler, 1830

Pronunciation:
Etymology: 'lashing-around-tail'

Taxonomic notes:

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 6 out of 6 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: long-nosed dragon (Amphibolurus longirostris) at 9 cm
 Longest Australian species: Burns' dragon (Amphibolurus burnsi) at 13.5 cm
Number of Australian species: 6
 

Burns' dragon (Amphibolurus burnsi)
Glenmorgan, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Burns' dragon (Amphibolurus burnsi) distribution range map Amphibolurus burnsi
Burns' dragon
Year described
(Wells & Wellington 1985)
Description

Gilbert's dragon (Amphibolurus gilberti)
Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Gilbert's dragon (Amphibolurus gilberti) distribution range map Amphibolurus gilberti
Gilbert's dragon
Year described
Gray 1842
Description
Keels on dorsal scales run parallel to midline.

long-nosed dragon (Amphibolurus longirostris)
Exmouth region, Western Australia
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
long-nosed dragon (Amphibolurus longirostris) distribution range map Amphibolurus longirostris
Long-nosed dragon
Year described
Boulenger 1883
Description

jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus)
Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus) distribution range map Amphibolurus muricatus
Jacky dragon
Year described
(White, ex Shaw 1790)
Description

mallee tree dragon (Amphibolurus norrisi)
Kimba, South Australia
Photo © Sally South
mallee tree dragon (Amphibolurus norrisi) distribution range map Amphibolurus norrisi
Mallee tree dragon
Year described
Witten & Coventry 1984
Description

swamplands lashtail (Amphibolurus temporalis)
Croyden, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
swamplands lashtail (Amphibolurus temporalis) distribution range map Amphibolurus temporalis
Swamplands lashtail
Year described
(G√ľnther 1867)
Description
Keels on dorsal scales converge towards midline.

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