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Species profile—Varanus scalaris (spotted tree monitor)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Varanidae (goannas or monitors) → Varanus scalaris (spotted tree monitor)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Varanidae (goannas or monitors)
Scientific name
Varanus scalaris Mertens, 1941
Common name
spotted tree monitor
Type reference
Mertens, R. 1941. Zwei neue Warane des Australischen Farnengebietes. Senckenbergiana. 23 (4/6):266-272
WildNet taxon ID
69
Synonym(s)
Varanus timorensis
Monitori timorensis
Varanus timorensis scalaris
Odatria timorensis
Varanus timorensis similis
Varanus similis
Varanus pellewensis
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=69

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

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