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Diporiphora albilabris STORR, 1974

IUCN Red List - Diporiphora albilabris - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesDiporiphora albilabris sobria STORR 1974
Diporiphora albilabris albilabris STORR 1974 
Common NamesTar tar lizard, White-lipped Two-line Dragon 
SynonymDiporiphora albilabris STORR 1974
Diporiphora albilabris — COGGER 1983
Mantichorasaurus albilabris — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 18
Diporiphora albilabris — COGGER 2000: 328
Diporiphora albilabris — WILSON & SWAN 2010

Diporiphora albilabris sobria STORR 1974
Mantichorasaurus sobria — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 18 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory, Western Australia)

Type locality: Mitchell Plateau, in 14° 48’ S, 125* 50’ E, W. A.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R43517
Holotype: WAM R23180, from Pine Creek, in 14° 04’ S 131° 58’ E, N. T. [sobria] 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “albus, -a, -um” = white and “labrum” = lip. 
  • 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.
  • Storr, G. M. 1974. Agamid lizards of the genera Caimanops, Physignathus and Diporiphora in Western Australia and Northern Territory. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 3: 121-146 - 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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