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Diporiphora nobbi (WITTEN, 1972)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesNobbi Lashtail, Nobbi 
SynonymAmphibolurus nobbi nobbi WITTEN 1972
Amphibolurus nobbi coggeri WITTEN 1972
Wittenagama coggeri — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 20
Wittenagama nobbi — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 20
Wittenagama parnabyi WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 20
Amphibolurus nobbi — COGGER 2000: 301
Amphibolurus nobbi — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 352
Diporiphora nobbi — EDWARDS & MELVILLE 2011
Doporiphora nobbi — SRIKULNATH et al. 2019 (in error) 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria)

Type locality: 24 mi ENE Guyra, New South Wales.

Type locality: Warrumbungle Mts., New South Wales [coggeri]  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R33440
Holotype: AMS (AM) R17660 [coggeri] 
DiagnosisDiagnosis [nobbi]: Dorsal and lateral scales homogeneous or subequal; less than 20 dorsal scale rows counted at the level of the axilla, between and including the outer enlarged dorsal scale rows; dorsal scale rows more or less parallel; outer enlarged dorsal scale rows form uninterrupted series [from WITTEN 1972].

Diagnosis [coggeri]: Dorsal and lateral scales homogeneous or subequal; 21 or fewer scale rows between and including outer dorsal scale rows; dorsal scale rows more or less parallel; outer dorsal scale rows interrupted anteriorly by smaller scales, forming uninterruptedseries posterior to the region of the axilla [from WITTEN 1972]. 
CommentSynonymy: partly after Shea and Sadlier (1999). EDWARDS & MELVILLE 2011 suggested to synonymize D. n. coggeri with nobbi. 
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