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Species profile—Pygopus nigriceps (hooded scaly-foot)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Pygopodidae (pygopodid lizards) → Pygopus nigriceps (hooded scaly-foot)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Pygopodidae (pygopodid lizards)
Scientific name
Pygopus nigriceps (Fischer, 1882)
Common name
hooded scaly-foot
Type reference
Fischer, J.G. (1882) Herpetologische Bemerkungen. 2. Neue Eidechsen aus Australien und Polynesien. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 48: 286-302.
WildNet taxon ID
26885
Synonym(s)
Pygopus territorianus
Cryptodelma nigriceps
Cryptodelma baileyi
Delma baileyi
Alternate name(s)
western hooded scaly-foot
black-headed scaly-foot
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26885

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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