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Species profile—Varanus keithhornei (canopy goanna)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Varanidae (goannas or monitors) → Varanus keithhornei (canopy goanna)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Varanidae (goannas or monitors)
Scientific name
Varanus keithhornei (Wells & Wellington, 1985)
Common name
canopy goanna
Type reference
Wells, R.W. & Wellington, C.R. (1985). A classification of the Amphibia and Reptilia of Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology - Supplementary Series 1, 1-61.
WildNet taxon ID
65
Synonym(s)
Varanus teriae
Varanus keithhorni
Varanus viridis
Varanus prasinus
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=65

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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