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Ridge-tailed monitor – Varanus acanthurus

Varanus acanthurus © Colin Dollery, NPRSR, 2001

Common name

ridge-tailed monitor

Scientific name

Varanus acanthurus

Kingdom

animals

Class

Reptilia (reptiles)

Family

Varanidae (goannas or monitors)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Ridge-tailed monitor – Varanus acanthurus, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 26 May 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?varanus-acanthurus>.

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