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Species profile—Varanus doreanus (blue-tailed monitor)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Varanidae (goannas or monitors) → Varanus doreanus (blue-tailed monitor)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Varanidae (goannas or monitors)
Scientific name
Varanus doreanus (Meyer, 1874)
Common name
blue-tailed monitor
Type reference
Meyer, A.B. (1874). [Eine Mittheilung von Hrn. Dr. Adolf Meyer] über die von ihm auf Neu-Guinea und den Inseln Jobi, Mysore und Mafoor im Jahre 1873 gesammelten Amphibien. Monatsber. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1874: 128-140.
WildNet taxon ID
34996
Synonym(s)
Monitor doreanus
Varanus indicus
Varanus kalabeck
Alternate name(s)
blue-tailed tree monitor
blue-tailed goanna
bluetail monitor
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=34996

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
23 October 2019
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