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Tympanocryptis cephalus

(Blotch-Tailed Earless Dragon)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Blotch-Tailed Earless Dragon, Redearless Lizard

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Tympanocryptis cephala gigas Storr 1964 • Tympanocryptis cephala Gunther 1867 • Tympanocryptis cephala — Storr 1982 • Tympanocryptis cephalus gigas Mitchell 1948 • Tympanocryptis cephalus — Boulenger 1885: 393 • Tympanocryptis cephalus — Cogger 2000: 352 • Tympanocryptis cephalus — Pianka & Vitt 2003: 68 • Tympanocryptis cephalus — Wermuth 1967: 97

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Comment: Lectotype : BMNH 1946.8-12.78, from Nickol (as Nicol) Bay , W. A., designated by Cogger 1983. Tympanocryptis cephalus gigas has been synonymized with the nominate form by several authors .

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Tympanocryptis

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 8 species and subspecies in this genus:

T. cephalus (Blotch-Tailed Earless Dragon) · T. intima (Interior Earless Lizard) · T. lineata (South-Eastern Lined Earless Dragon) · T. lineata pinguicolla (South-Eastern Lined Earless Dragon) · T. parviceps (Gnaraloo Heath Dragon) · T. pinguicolla (Grassland Earless Dragon) · T. tetraporophora (Long-Tailed Earless Dragon) · T. uniformis (Even-Scaled Earless Dragon)

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 27, 2008:

Identifiers

Last Revised: 2014-05-09