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Tympanocryptis centralis STERNFELD, 1925

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesCentral Australian Earless Dragon 
SynonymTympanocryptis lineata centralis STERNFELD 1925: 234
Tympanocryptis lineata centralis — LOVERIDGE 1934: 326
Tympanocryptis lineata centralis — STORR 1964: 45
Tympanocryptis lineata centralis — WERMUTH 1967: 99
Tympanocryptis centralis — MELVILLE et al. 2007 
Distributiondesert regions of E Western Australia, N South Australia, Northern Territory to W Queensland and New South Wales

Type locality: Misisonsstation Hermannsburg, oberer Finke-Fluss, Nord-Territorium.  
TypesLectotype: SMF 10349, from Hermannsburg Mission, upper Finke River, N. T., designated by MERTENS 1967 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Loveridge, A. 1934. Australian reptiles in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 77: 243-383 - get paper here
  • Melville, Jane; Stephanie Goebel; Carly Starr; J. Scott Keogh & Jeremy J. Austin 2007. Conservation genetics and species status of an endangered Australian dragon, Tympanocryptis pinguicolla (Reptilia: Agamidae). Conservation Genetics 8:185–195
  • PATANANT, K.C. 2016. DNA sequencing assigns Australian Earless Dragons (Tympanocryptis) in European stock to a different species Sauria 38 (1): 60 - 62 - get paper here
  • Sternfeld, R. 1925. Beiträge zur Herpetologie Inner-Australiens. Abhandlungen Herausgegeben von der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 38: 221—251
  • Storr, G. M. 1964. The agamid lizards of the genus Tympanocryptis in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 47: 43-50.
  • Wermuth, Heinz 1967. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Agamidae. Das Tierreich 86: 1-127
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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