Diporiphora paraconvergens

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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 paraconvergens

Name[edit]

  • Diporiphora paraconvergens Doughty, Kealley & Melville, 2012
Holotype: WAM R163948, an adult male collected on 6 October 2006 by J.K. Rolfe, A.H. Burbidge and T. Rolfe.
Type locality: 23 km north-east of Warrawagine Homestead, Pilbara Biodiversity Survey quadrat PHYE01 (20°41′54′′S, 120°51′23′′E), Western Australia.
Etymology: The specific name is in allusion to the similar orientation of the scales on the posterior of the dorsum in D. paraconvergens sp. nov., D. convergens and D. winneckei.

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: Grey-striped Western Desert Dragon