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Fortescue pebble-mimic dragon

Fortescue pebble-mimic dragon (Tympanocryptis fortescuensis)
Chichester Range, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis fortescuensis - Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville, 2015
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss  
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
fortescuensis: "The specific name is in reference to the Fortescue basin or marsh, formed by the Fortescue River, where this species occurs." (Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville 2015)
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Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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