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Bathurst grassland earless dragon

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Tympanocryptis mccartneyi - Melville, Chaplin, Hutchinson, Sumner, Gruber, MacDonald & Sarre, 2019
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss  
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
mccartneyi: "Named for Ian McCartney, retired ranger and local natural historian of the Bathurst region, who, along with Gavin Waters, was instrumental in the discovery of this species. They also organized and participated in field surveys with the ACT Herpetological Association, the first of which was on 11 December 1988".
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Bathurst, NSW

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales


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