Mountain Dragon (species: Rankinia diemensis) in taxonomy (Gaia Guide)
Rankinia diemensis
Mountain Dragon

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Agamidae
Genus Rankinia
Species Rankinia diemensis

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 7.5 cm (Snout to vent length)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Mountain Dragon (Rankinia diemensis)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It occurs in the uplands of New South Wales and Victoria, as well as in Tasmania, where it is the only native agamid. Mountain dragons are found in dry woodlands and heaths with access to open areas for sunning themselves. (Wikipedia)

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