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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Agamidae
Bibliography of the genus Tropicagama
Biodiversity of the family Agamidae


Northern Water Dragon

Nordaustralische Wasseragame

Nordaustralsk Vandagam

2018 Tropicagama Melville, Ritchie, Chapple, Glor & Schulte (type species: Grammatophora temporalis Günther 1867)
Contents: 1 species, which is not endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: The single species of this genus was previously assigned to Amphibolurus or Lophognathus.
Distribution: As for the single species.

Tropicagama temporalis

Northern Water Dragon, Striped Dragon, Swamplands Lashtail Dragon

Nordaustralische Wasseragame

Nordaustralsk Vandagam

1867 Grammatophora temporalis Günther
Lophognathus temporalis Macleay 1878
Physignathus temporalis Boulenger 1885
Gemmatophora temporalis Storr, Smith & Johnstone 1983
Gowidon temporalis Wells & Wellington 1984
Amphibolurus temporalis Greer 1990
Tropicagama temporalis Melville, Ritchie, Chapple, Glor & Schulte 2018
1877 Lophognathus lateralis Macleay (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)
Gowidon lateralis Wells & Wellington 1984
1883 Lophognathus labialis Boulenger (Boulenger 1885; Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)
1883 Lophognathus maculilabris Boulenger (syn. Melville, Ritchie, Chapple, Glor & Schulte 2018)
Physignathus maculilabris Boulenger 1885

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland [incl. Torres Strait Islands], Western Australia), Indonesia (Babar Islands, Kai Islands, Tanimbar Islands, Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (Eastern New Guinea).

Tropicagama temporalis
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