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Horner's dragon

Horner's dragon (Amphibolurus horneri)
Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Amphibolurus horneri - Melville, Ritchie, Chapple, Glor and Schulte, 2018
Pronunciation  AMM-fee-bol-YOUR-uss   HORN-err-ee
Etymology  Amphibolurus: 'lashing-around-tail'
horneri: "This species is named in honour of Paul Horner, the Curator of Terrestrial Vertebrates at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, in recognition of his contributions to the knowledge of the tropical lizard fauna of Australia and his instrumental role in the taxonomic review of agamid lizards from this region."
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Tropical northern Australia.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia


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