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Pogona microlepidota (GLAUERT, 1952)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Kimberley Bearded Dragon
G: Kleinschuppige Bartagame 
SynonymAmphibolurus barbatus microlepidotus GLAUERT 1952
Amphibolurus microlepidotus — BADHAM 1976
Pogona microlepidota — STORR 1982
Amphibolurus microlepidotus — COGGER 1983
Uxoriousauria microlepidota — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 20
Pogona microlepidota — COGGER 2000: 347
Pogona microlepidota — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Pogona microlepidota — ELLIS 2019 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: Drysdale River Mission, North Kimberley, W. A.  
TypesSyntypes: WAM R951–52 (originally given erroneously as R591-2) 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: A large Pogona with relatively small and narrow head and wide and strongly depressed body. Further distinguishable from P. minor by its 3-5 rows of large spines (rather than one row of small spines) along dorsoventral angle of body [STORR 1982]
CommentType species: Amphibolurus barbatus microlepidotus GLAUERT 1952 is the type species of the genus Uxoriousauria WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985. 
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  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Ellis RJ. 2018. Clarification of the type series of Amphibolurus barbatus microlepidotus Glauert, 1952 (= Pogona microlepidota) (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae). Zootaxa 4457 (1): 197-200 - get paper here
  • 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. 1952. Herpetological miscellanea. l. Notes of some forms of Diplodactylus. Some new western Australian lizards. Western Australian Naturalist 3: 166—168 [1951] - get paper here
  • Hauschild, A. & Bosch, H. 1997. Bartagamen und Kragenechsen. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 95 pp. [review in Draco 5 (22): 87] - get paper here
  • Müller, P.M. 2005. Bartagamen - die Gattung Pogona (STORR, 1982). Draco 5 (22): 4-19 - get paper here
  • Müller, P.M. 2010. Bartagamen. Die Gattung Pogona. Artgerechte Haltung, Pflege und Zucht. Natur und Tier Verlag, 167 pp [review in Iguana 25 (2): 15] - get paper here
  • Müller, Peter Maria 2002. Die Bartagame. Kirschner und Seufer Verlag, Keltern-Weiler, 78 pp. [reviews in Elaphe 23 (2): 23, and Draco 5 (22): 88] - get paper here
  • Palika, Liz 2003. Leben mit Bartagamen. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 206 S. [review in Draco 5 (22): 84] - get paper here
  • Palika, Liz 2009. Leben mit Bartagamen, 8. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 206 pp. - get paper here
  • Rej JE, Joyner TA. 2018. Niche modeling for the genus Pogona (Squamata: Agamidae) in Australia: predicting past (late Quaternary) and future (2070) areas of suitable habitat. PeerJ 6:e6128 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1982. Revision of the bearded dragons (Lacertilia: Agamidae) of Western Australia with notes on the dismemberment of the genus Amphibolurus. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 19 (2): 199-214 - 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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