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Species profile—Lophosaurus spinipes (southern angle-headed dragon)

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Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Agamidae (dragon lizards) → Lophosaurus spinipes (southern angle-headed dragon)

Photo of Lophosaurus spinipes (southern angle-headed dragon) - Hines, H.,Queensland Government,2000
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Agamidae (dragon lizards)
Scientific name
Lophosaurus spinipes (Dumeril & Dumeril, 1851)
Common name
southern angle-headed dragon
Type reference
Dumeril, A.M.C. & Dumeril, A. (1851). Catalogue Methodique de la Collection des Reptiles. Paris : Mus. Hist. Nat. iv 224 pp. [90].
WildNet taxon ID
551
Synonym(s)
Hypsilurus spinipes
Gonocephalus spinipes
Gonyocephalus cristipes
Lophyrus spinipes
Alternate name(s)
southern rainforest dragon
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=551

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

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Last updated
7 September 2021
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