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Australian Wildlife

  Nobbi Dragon (Amphibolurus nobbi)





Nobbi Dragon | Amphibolurus nobbi photo
Nobbi, Yango Creek, Hunter Valley, NSW

Image by Peter Firminger - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)



NOBBI DRAGON FACTS

Description
The Nobbi Dragon has a distinctive stripe along their backs which is often pale-coloured or even yellow (but can have darker patches). The back part of the lizard (rump and tail) is often tinged with pink or red and the inside of the mouth is pink.

Size
8cm excluding tail

Habitat
dry eucalypt forest, rocky ridges, coastal heathland, mallee and dry scrubland

Food
insects and other small invertebrates

Range
The Nobbi Dragon ranges from north west Victoria and adjacent border areas of South Australia through southern inland areas on New South Wales to south east Queensland.



Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Agamidae
Genus:Amphibolurus
Species:nobbi
Common Name:Nobbi Dragon

Relatives in same Genus
  Jacky Lizard (A. muricatus)