Diporiphora margaretae STORR, 1974
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Diporiphora margaretae?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Diporiphora bilineata margaretae STORR 1974: 143|
Diporiphora margaretae — STORR 1979: 256
Diporiphora margaretae — COGGER 1983
Diporiphora margaretae — BARTS & WILMS 2003
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia: NW Kimberley)|
Type locality: Kalumburu, in 14° 18’ S, 126° 30’ E, W. A.
|Types||Holotype: WAM R27648|
|Comment||Synonymy: 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).
|Etymology||Named after Margaret Butler, wife of Mr W.H. Butler who collected the holotype and much of the other material studied in this paper.|