Diporiphora adductus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Agamidae
Subfamilia: Amphibolurinae
Genus: Diporiphora
Species: Diporiphora adductus

Name[edit]

  • Diporiphora adductus Doughty, Kealley & Melville, 2012
Holotype: WAM R141589, an adult male collected on 22 June 2000 by B. Bush and B. Maryan.
Type locality: 2 km west of Bullara Homestead, Western Australia (22°40′23′′S, 114°0′58′′E).
Etymology: The name is modified from Greek and refers to the elongated body shape and also the lack of the folds traditionally used for Diporiphora taxonomy (gular, post-auricular, scapular).

References[edit]

  • Doughty, P.; Kealley, L.; Melville, J. 2012: Taxonomic assessment of Diporiphora (Reptilia: Agamidae) dragon lizards from the western arid zone of Australia. Zootaxa 3518: 1–24. Preview PDF Reference page

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Carnarvon Dragon