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Goldfields pebble-mimic dragons

Goldfields pebble-mimic dragons (Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos)
Meekatharra, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Tympanocryptis pseudopsephos - Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville, 2015
Pronunciation  TIM-pan-oh-KRIP-tiss  
Etymology  Tympanocryptis: 'hidden ear'.
pseudopsephos: "pseudopsephos means ‘false pebble’, with pseudo Latin for ‘false’ and psephos is Greek for ‘pebble’. The name is an allusion to the pebble-mimicking abilities of this species." (Doughty, Kealley, Shoo & Melville 2015)
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Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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