Varanus baritji KING & HORNER, 1987
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Varanus baritji?
|Higher Taxa||Varanidae, Platynota, Sauria (lizards)|
|Common Names||Black-spotted Ridge-tailed Monitor, Black-spotted Spiny-tailed Monitor|
|Synonym||Varanus baritji KING & HORNER 1987|
Varanus baritji — COGGER 2000: 361
Varanus baritji — EIDENMÜLLER 2007
Varanus (Odatria) baritji — HÖRENBERG & KOCH 2013
|Distribution||Australia (N North Territory)|
Type locality: Mirrngadja, Arafura Swamp, Northern Territory, Australia, [12º39'S 135º12'E]. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Distribution map.
- 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 NTM R13192, female.|
|Comment||Etymology: “baritj” is an aboriginal word for white and the lizard is named after its discoverer Dr Neville White.|