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Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon)

Synonyms: Amphibolurus vitticeps

Wikipedia Abstract

Pogona vitticeps, the central (or inland) bearded dragon, is a species of agamid lizard occurring in a wide range of arid to semiarid regions of Australia. This species is very popularly kept as a pet and exhibited in zoos.
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Adult Weight [1]  1.102 lbs (500 g)
Maximum Longevity [1]  12 years


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Hattah-Kulkyne NP and Murray-Kulkyne Park National Park II 122831 Victoria, Australia
Riverland Biosphere Reserve Ia 1490891 South Australia, Australia
Yathong Nature Reserve Ia 270264 New South Wales, Australia


Parasuta dwyeri (Variable Black-naped Snake)[2]
Suta suta (Curl Snake, Myal Snake)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Australia (New South Wales, North Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria) Terra typica: Australia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Food Habits and Reproductive Biology of Small Australian Snakes of the Genera Unechis and Suta (Elapidae), RICHARD SHINE, Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 307-315, 1988
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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