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Lashtail dragons
Amphibolurus - Wagler, 1830

Pronunciation: AMM-fee-bol-YOUR-uss
Etymology: 'lashing-around-tail'

Taxonomic notes:

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 7 out of 7 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: centralian lashtail dragon (Amphibolurus centralis) at cm
 Longest Australian species: Burns' dragon (Amphibolurus burnsi) at 13.5 cm
Number of Australian species: 7
 

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

centralian lashtail dragon (Amphibolurus centralis)
Ti Tree, Northern Territory
Photo © Jordan de Jong
centralian lashtail dragon (Amphibolurus centralis) distribution range map Amphibolurus centralis
Centralian lashtail dragon
Year described
(Loveridge 1933)
Description
Poorly defined. Tail rounded, somewhat flattened above. Keels on dorsal scales run parallel with midline. (Loveridge 1933)

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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