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Species profile—Varanus prasinus (emerald monitor)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Varanidae (goannas or monitors) → Varanus prasinus (emerald monitor)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Varanidae (goannas or monitors)
Scientific name
Varanus prasinus (Schlegel, 1839)
Common name
emerald monitor
WildNet taxon ID
68
Synonym(s)
Varanus viridis
Alternate name(s)
wyniss
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Near threatened
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
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=68

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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