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Gibber earless dragon

gibber earless dragon (Tympanocryptis intima)
Birdsville region, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Tympanocryptis intima - Mitchell, 1948
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss   INN-tim-ah
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
intima: 'innermost', referring to the inland distribution.1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Central Australia into western Queensland and north-western New South Wales2.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia


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