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Varanus glauerti MERTENS, 1957

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Higher TaxaVaranidae, Platynota, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Kimberley Rock Monitor
G: Kimberley-Felsenwaran 
SynonymVaranus (Odatria) timorensis glauerti MERTENS 1957
Varanus (Odatria) glauerti — MERTENS 1958
Varanus glauerti — COGGER 1983
Varanus glauerti — DE LISLE 1996: 125
Varanus glauerti — COGGER 2000: 365
Varanus glauerti — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Varanus (Odatria) glauerti — BUCKLITSCH et al. 2016: 50 
DistributionIndonesia (Timor), Australia (N West Australia, N Northern Territory)

Type locality: Wotjulum, West Kimberley, W. A. Map legend:
Distribution map - Distribution map.
TDWG region - 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.
 
Reproductionparthenogenetic, at least occasionally. 
TypesHolotype: WAM R12337 
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References
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  • Bennet, D.F. 2003. Australian Monitors. Reptilia (GB) (30): 12-19 - get paper here
  • Bennet, D.F. 2003. Australische Warane. Reptilia (Münster) 8 (43): 18-25 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • De Lisle, H.F. 1996. Natural History of Monitor Lizards. Krieger, Malabar (Florida)
  • Eidenmüller, B. 1997. Haltung und Zucht von Waranen. Reptilia (Münster) 2 (5): 22-25 - get paper here
  • Eidenmüller, B. 2007. Kleinwarane im Terrarium. Reptilia (Münster) 12 (63): 16-23 - get paper here
  • Eidenmüller, B. 2007. Small monitors in the terrarium. Reptilia (GB) (50): 12-19 - get paper here
  • FRÝDLOVÁ, PETRA and DANIEL FRYNTA 2010. A test of Rensch’s rule in varanid lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 293–306 - get paper here
  • Hörenberg, Thomas 2013. Parthenogenese bei Varanus glauerti. Draco 13 (53): 29-30 - get paper here
  • Hörenberg, Thomas & André Koch 2013. Die Zwergwarane der Untergattung Odatria Gray, 1838. Draco 13 (53): 6-19 - get paper here
  • Izaber, F. 2003. Varanus glauerti - das “Scaly Jewel”. Reptilia (Münster) 8 (43): 41-42 - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1957. Two new goannas from Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 5: 183-185
  • Mertens, R. 1958. Bemerkungen über die Warane Australiens. Senckenbergiana biologica 39: 229-264
  • Pianka, E. R. and D. R. King, eds. 2004. Varanoid Lizards of the World. Indiana University Press, 599 pp - get paper here
  • Pianka, Eric R. 2012. Can humans share spaceship earth? Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 6 (1): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Ramm, Till 2013. Haltung und erfolgreiche Nachzucht des Kimberley-Felswarans, Varanus glauerti. Draco 13 (53): 20-28 - get paper here
  • Schönecker, Patrick 2014. Gestaltung von Terrarien. Draco 16 (56): 6-29 - get paper here
  • Sprackland, R. G. 2001. Dwarf monitors. Reptile and Amphibian Hobbyist 6 (10): 8-16
  • Storr G M 1980. The monitor lizards (genus Varanus Merrem, 1820) of Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 8 (2): 237-293 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
  • ZEEUW, MARTIJN DE 2010. Husbandry and Reproduction of Varanus glauerti in Captivity. Biawak 4 (3): 103-107 - get paper here
 
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