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Species profile—Pygopus steelescotti (northern hooded scaly-foot)

Classification

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

Photo of Pygopus steelescotti (northern hooded scaly-foot) - Dollery, C.,QPWS,2001

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Pygopodidae (pygopodid lizards)
Scientific name
Pygopus steelescotti James, Donnellan & Hutchinson, 2001
Common name
northern hooded scaly-foot
Type reference
James, B.H., Donnellan, S.C. and Hutchinson, M.N. (2001) Taxonomic revision of the Australian lizard Pygopus nigriceps (Squamata: Gekkonoidea). Records of the South Australian Museum 43(1): 37-52.
WildNet taxon ID
26887
Synonym(s)
Pygopus nigriceps
Alternate name(s)
hooded scaly-foot
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
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=26887

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

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