Lace Monitor (species: Varanus varius) in Timallallie NP (Gaia Guide)
Varanus varius
Lace Monitor


©Arthur Chapman: Lace Monitor (Varanus varius)

©David Cook: Lace Monitor (Varanus varius)¬†grabs a Red-bellied Black Snake

©Geoffrey Shuetrim and Alex Heath and Ellie Shuetrim: Juvenile Lace Monitor (Varanus varius) clearly showing the typical body markings.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus varius

Distinguishing features

The marking on the body are typically variations on thin width-ways stripes against a dark background.  On the rear legs, the markings are typically yellowish dots against the same dark background.

Size

  • Up to 210 cm (Length of specimen)

Synonyms

Distribution


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