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Lashtail dragons
Amphibolurus - Wagler, 1830

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

Taxonomic notes:

Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 4 out of 4 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: 4

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)

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)
Poorly defined. Tail rounded, somewhat flattened above. Keels on dorsal scales run parallel with midline. (Loveridge 1933)

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)

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

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