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Victorian grassland earless dragon

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Tympanocryptis pinguicolla - Mitchell, 1948
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss   PING-gwuh-KOHL-ah
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
Other names  Tympanocryptis lineata pinguicolla 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


  1. Smith, WJS; Osborne, WS; Donnellan, SC; & Cooper, PD (1999). The systematic status of earless dragon lizards, Tympanocryptis (Reptilia: Agamidae), in south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology, 47(6):551-564.
  2. Scott, Ian AW & Keogh, J Scott (2000). Conservation genetics of the endangered grassland earless dragon Tympanocryptis pinguicolla (Reptilia: Agamidae) in Southeastern Australia. Conservation Genetics, 1(4):357-363.
  3. Melville, J.; Goebel, S.; Starr, C.; Keogh, J.S.; & Austin, J.J. (2007). Conservation genetics and species status of an endangered Australian dragon, Tympanocryptis pinguicolla (Reptilia: Agamidae). Conservation Genetics, 8(1):185-195.

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