Yinnietharra rock dragon (Ctenophorus yinnietharra)

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Yinnietharra rock dragon male, dorsal view
IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable VULNERABLE

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  • The Yinnietharra rock dragon is found in a small area in Western Australia around the Gascoyne River on Yinnietharra Station.
  • The Yinnietharra rock dragon grows to around eight centimetres in length.
  • A shy species, the Yinnietharra rock dragon inhabits rocky shrubland where it can dash for cover if a threat is present.
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Yinnietharra rock dragon description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyAgamidae
GenusCtenophorus (1)

Information on the Yinnietharra rock dragon (Ctenophorus yinnietharra) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Yinnietharra rock dragon status

The Yinnietharra rock  is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Yinnietharra rock dragon male, dorsal view  
Yinnietharra rock dragon male, dorsal view

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Steve Wilson
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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