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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 NamesPink 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 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: 23 km N of Koonibba Mission, in 31° 42’ S, 133° 26’ E, S. A.  
TypesHolotype: SAMA R15020 F 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Valencia, J. H., K. Garzón-Tello & M. E. Barragán-Paladines 2016. Serpientes venenosas del Ecuador: sistemática, taxonomía, historia natural, conservación, envenenamiento y aspectos antropológicos. Quito, Ecuador, Fundación Herpetológica Gustavo Orcés, Universidad de Texas, Fondo Ambiental Nacional, 652 pp. [review in HR 49 (1): 152, 2018]
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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