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Cryptagama aurita (STORR, 1981)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesGravel Dragon 
SynonymTympanocryptis aurita STORR 1981
Cryptagama aurita — WITTEN 1984
Amphibolurus auritus — COGGER 1983:
Cryptagama aurita — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 46
Cryptagama aurita — COGGER 2000: 307
Cryptagama aurita — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory, Western Australia)

Type locality: 27 km SSE of Halls Creek, Western Australia, 18°27’ S, 127°45’ E.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R66296 
CommentNot listed by COGGER 1983.

Type species: Tympanocryptis aurita STORR 1981 is the type species of the genus Cryptagama WITTEN 1984. 
EtymologyEtymology (genus): The generic name comes from the Greek kryptos meaning hidden or secret and the type genus of the family, Agama. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Cogger,H.G. 1983. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 3th ed. Reed, Sydney, 660 pp.
  • Manthey,U. & SCHUSTER,N. 1999. Agamen, 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 120 pp. - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1981. Three new agamid lizards from Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 8 (4): 599-607 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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