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Diporiphora margaretae STORR, 1974

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymDiporiphora bilineata margaretae STORR 1974: 143
Diporiphora margaretae — STORR 1979: 256
Diporiphora margaretae — COGGER 1983
Diporiphora margaretae — BARTS & WILMS 2003 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: NW Kimberley)

Type locality: Kalumburu, in 14° 18’ S, 126° 30’ E, W. A.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R27648 
CommentSynonymy: Listed as synonym of D. magna by Storr 1983 but recently “rediscovered” by genetics (the NK population in Smith et al. 2011, Paul Doughty, pers. comm. 2 Apr 2014). Not listed by COGGER 2000, nor COGGER 2014.

Distribution: has been (erroneously?) reported from Queensland and the Northern Territory (e.g. in COGGER et al. 1983). 
EtymologyNamed after Margaret Butler, wife of Mr W.H. Butler who collected the holotype and much of the other material studied in this paper. 
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Smith, Katie L.; Luke J. Harmon, Luke P. Shoo, and Jane Melville 2011. EVIDENCE OF CONSTRAINED PHENOTYPIC EVOLUTION IN A CRYPTIC SPECIES COMPLEX OF AGAMID LIZARDS. Evolution 65-4: 976–992
  • Storr G M 1980. Two new Diporiphora (Lacertilia, Agamidae) from Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 7 (2): 255-263 [1979] - get paper here
  • 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
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