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Species profile—Intellagama lesueurii (eastern water dragon)


Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Agamidae (dragon lizards) → Intellagama lesueurii (eastern water dragon)

Photo of Intellagama lesueurii (eastern water dragon) - Stewart, D.,David Stewart,2007

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Reptilia (reptiles)
Agamidae (dragon lizards)
Scientific name
Intellagama lesueurii (Gray, 1831)
Common name
eastern water dragon
Type reference
Gray, J.E., 1831. A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. In: Griffith, E., Pidgeon, E. (Eds.), The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with its Organisation by the Baron Cuvier with Additional Descriptions of all the Species Hither Named, and of Many before Noticed. Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London.
WildNet taxon ID
Physignathus lesueurii
Istiurus lesueurii
Physignathus lesueurii lesueurii
Physignathus lesuerii
Alternate name(s)
water dragon
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Pest status

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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.

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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