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Diporiphora linga HOUSTON, 1977

IUCN Red List - Diporiphora linga - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Pink Two-line Dragon 
SynonymDiporiphora linga HOUSTON 1977
Diporiphora linga — COGGER 1983
Houstoniasaurus linga — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 17
Diporiphora linga — COGGER 2000: 332
Diporiphora linga — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Diporiphora linga — ELLIS 2019
Diporiphora linga — CHAPPLE et al. 2019: 77 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: 23 km N of Koonibba Mission, in 31° 42’ S, 133° 26’ E, S. A.  
TypesHolotype: SAMA R15020 F; paratype: WAM R24529–30, 23 mi (37 km) ENE Wirrulla, SA. 
EtymologyFrom the Pitjantjatjara word for "little lizard". (G. Shea, pers. comm., 9 Feb 2024) 
  • Chapple, David G.; Reid Tingley, Nicola J. Mitchell, Stewart L. Macdonald, J. Scott Keogh, Glenn M. Shea, Philip Bowles, Neil A. Cox, John C. Z. Woinarski 2019. The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes 2017. CSIRO, 663 pp. DOI: 10.1071/9781486309474 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Houston, T. F. 1977. A new species of Diporiphora from South Australia and geographic variation in D. winneckei Lucas and Frost (Lacertilia: Agamidae). Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 101: 199-206 - get paper here
  • Houston, T. F. 1978. Dragon Lizards and Goannas of South Australia. Adelaide: South Australian Museum 84 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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