Diporiphora australis

Diporiphora australis

Diporiphora australis

(Tommy Roundhead Dragon)

FAMILY

Agamidae

Species

Diporiphora australis

Common name

Tommy Roundhead Dragon

Main colour

Brown with mottles

Body size

Snout to vent 5 cm long, tail 10 cm long

Location

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This dragon is widespread, usually perched on low shrubs and lower limbs from which positions it can drop onto any suitable insects observed on the ground. The body is brown to rusty-brown with mottles or flecks of a darker brown. The head is usually held up when disturbed.

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Diporiphora australis