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Diporiphora reginae GLAUERT, 1959

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Plain-backed Two-line Dragon 
SynonymDiporiphora reginae GLAUERT 1959
Diporiphora reginae — COGGER 1983
Diporiphora reginae — COGGER 2000: 333
Diporiphora reginae — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Diporiphora reginae — CHAPPLE et al. 2019: 80 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia, Queen Victoria Springs)

Type locality: Karin Rock, 14 mi from Cunderlee Mission in the Queen Victoria Springs area, W. A.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R1330 (originally given as R12961) 
EtymologyNamed after a location in Australia, Queen Victoria Spring, rather than directly after the British monarch. 
  • Anonymous 1964. Type Specimens in the Western Australian Museum (Part 5). Annual Report, Western Australian Museum, 1963-64, Perth, pp. 34-45
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chapple, David G.; Reid Tingley, Nicola J. Mitchell, Stewart L. Macdonald, J. Scott Keogh, Glenn M. Shea, Philip Bowles, Neil A. Cox, John C. Z. Woinarski 2019. The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes 2017. CSIRO, 663 pp. DOI: 10.1071/9781486309474 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Ellis, Ryan J. 2019. An annotated type catalogue of the dragon lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) in the collection of the Western Australian Museum. Records of the Western Australian Museum 34: 115–132 - get paper here
  • Glauert, L. 1959. A new agamid lizard from Queen Victoria Springs, Western Australia. Diporiphora reginae, sp. nov. Proc. R. Zool. Soc. N. S. W. 1957-58: 10 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1974. Agamid lizards of the genera Caimanops, Physignathus and Diporiphora in Western Australia and Northern Territory. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 3: 121-146 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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