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Lophognathus - Gray, 1842


Taxonomic notes:

The members of this genus are now placed in Amphibolurus.

Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 2 out of 2 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: Horner's dragon (Lophognathus horneri) at cm
 Longest Australian species: Gilbert's dragon (Lophognathus gilberti) at 10 cm
Number of Australian species: 2

Gilbert's dragon (Lophognathus gilberti)
Pigeonhole Station, Northern Territory
Photo © Chris Jolly
Gilbert's dragon (Lophognathus gilberti) distribution range map Lophognathus gilberti
Gilbert's dragon
Year described
(Gray 1842)
Keels on dorsal scales run parallel to midline.

Horner's dragon (Lophognathus horneri)
Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Horner's dragon (Lophognathus horneri) distribution range map Lophognathus horneri
Horner's dragon
Year described
Melville, Ritchie, Chapple, Glor and Schulte 2018

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