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  Western Blue-tongue Lizard (Tiliqua occipitalis)

Western Blue-tongue Lizard | Tiliqua occipitalis photo
Western Blue-tongue Lizard, Western Australia

Image by Miklos Schiberna - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

REPTILE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Tiliqua occipitalis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Scincidae
Genus:Tiliqua
Species:occipitalis
Common Name:Western Blue-tongue Lizard

Relatives in same Genus
  Centralian Blue-tongue Lizard (T. multifasciata)
  Blotched Blue-tongue Lizard (T. nigrolutea)
  Shingleback (T. rugosa)
  Common Blue Tongue (T. scincoides)
  Northern Blue-tongue (T. scincoides intermedia)