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Monaro grassland earless dragon

Monaro grassland earless dragon (Tympanocryptis osbornei)
Gravid female curled under rock. Cooma, New South Wales
Photo © Emma Carlson
Tympanocryptis osbornei - Melville, Chaplin, Hutchinson, Sumner, Gruber, MacDonald & Sarre, 2019
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss  
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
osbornei: "Named for Dr Will Osborne, conservation biologist and ecologist, who provided the first accounts of this species in the modern era and has spearheaded ecological and conservation research."
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Monaro tablelands, New South Wales.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales


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