Pogona nullarbor (BADHAM, 1976)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Pogona nullarbor?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Nullabor Bearded Dragon|
|Synonym||Amphibolurus nullarbor BADHAM 1976|
Pogona nullarbor — STORR 1982
Pogona nullarbor — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 97
Pogona nullarbor — COGGER 2000: 350
Pogona nullarbor — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (South Australia, West Australia)|
Type locality: 16 km NW Naretha Railway Station, West Australia. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: WAM R29667|
|Comment||Size: Max. SVL: 14 cm, tail length: 20 cm.|
Diagnosis: A moderately large, short-snouted, short-tailed Pogona with wide, strongly depressed body. Further distinguishable from P. minor by 3-7 rows of large spines (rather than a single row of small spines) along dorsoventral angle of body, pale narrow transverse dorsal bands, and smooth mucronate (rather than keeled) ventrals [STORR 1982]
P. henrylawsoni and P. nullarbor hybridize (MÜLLER 2010).
|Etymology||Named after the distribution in the “Nullarbor Plains”.|