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Conservation genetics and species status of an endangered Australian dragon, Tympanocryptis pinguicolla (Reptilia: Agamidae)

Melville, Jane; Goebel, Stephanie; Starr, Carly; Keogh, J Scott; Austin, Jeremy J.


We present a phylogenetic and morphological study of the grassland earless dragon, Tympanocryptis pinguicolla, an endangered habitat specialist that occurs in a few isolated populations in eastern Australia. Tympanocryptis pinguicolla occurred historically in Victoria in south-eastern Australia, but has not been seen since 1990, and current populations are known in New South Wales and Canberra in south-eastern Australia. Recently, new populations identified as T. pinguicolla were discovered on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Conservation Genetics
DOI: 10.1007/s10592-006-9161-6


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