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Black-spined nobbi dragon

black-spined nobbi dragon (Diporiphora phaeospinosa)
Blackdown Tablelands, Queensland
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Diporiphora phaeospinosa - Melville & Edwards, 2011
Pronunciation  DIE-por-IFF-er-ah   FEE-oh-spin-OH-sah
Etymology  Diporiphora: 'two-pore-bearer', after the two femoral pores in the type species.
phaeospinosa: "The specific epithet phaeospinosa is a composite from the Latin root terms phaeo (dark) and spinos (spiny) describing the main distinguishing morphological features of this species."1
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Carnarvon Gorge/Bigge Range, and Blackdown Tablelands; Central Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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