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Species profile—Varanus tristis (black-tailed monitor)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Varanidae (goannas or monitors) → Varanus tristis (black-tailed monitor)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Varanidae (goannas or monitors)
Scientific name
Varanus tristis (Schlegel, 1839)
Common name
black-tailed monitor
WildNet taxon ID
60
Synonym(s)
Varanus tristis tristis
Varanus tristis orientalis
Alternate name(s)
freckled tree monitor
freckled monitor
black-headed monitor
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=60

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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