About this object

Small, stout lizard with large, blunt head, short limbs and long,tapering tail, there are scattered spines on the sides of the neck and conspicuous eardrums. Back is pale to reddish-brown, usually with a pale stripe running from the head to the base of the tail, the body is covered in a pattern of dark lines giving it a netted appearance. Length up to 26 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    LIV.2000.1.52
  • Scientific name
    Ctenophorus nuchalis (De Vis, 1884)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA AGAMIDAE
  • Common name
    Central Netted Dragon
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    1925
  • Place collected
    Oceania: Australia: Western Australia
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Liverpool University Zoology Museum, 1999
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 2000.1.46-57
Object view = Natural Science
Have 20 place tagsPage load time: 46 ms