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Condamine earless dragon

Condamine earless dragon (Tympanocryptis condaminensis)
Bongeen, Queensland
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis condaminensis - Melville, Smith, Hobson, Hunjan & Shoo, 2014
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss  
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
condaminensis: "Named for the Condamine River and its floodplain on which this species occurs."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6 cm
Species max: 6.3 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


"Currently known from the eastern Darling Downs, as far north as the Pirrinuan/Jimbour area, west as far as the town of Dalby and south to the township of Clifton. To the east it has been recorded to the eastern extremity of the Darling Downs in the Aubigny/Purrawunda area on the western outskirts of Toowoomba. Specific locations include: Oakey, Mt Tyson, Brookstead, Bongeen, and Bowenville."1

Found in the following Australian states/territories



"Occurs in the remnant native grasslands, croplands and roadside verges of the eastern Darling Downs. These grasslands occur on black cracking clays of the Condamine River floodplain."1

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