Snout Vent Length – 84mm
Occurs from North Queensland, through NSW to South Australia.
Common in forested areas in our region including foreshore scrubs and forests.
A sun loving dragon lizard that can be seen perched on rocks and logs in Spring, during the breading season. At other times it uses camouflage to avoid detection, often waiting until the last second before running off rapidly from an approaching threat.
Young individuals can be difficult to distinguish from the similar Tommy Roundhead which also occurs in this region.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson