Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Jacky Lizard

Amphibolurus muricatus


The Jacky Lizard (also known as the Jacky Dragon or the Tree Dragon) belongs to a large genus of Australian Dragon lizards. It is pale grey to dark brown in colour with black patches along the middle of the back and two paler stripes on either side of these two dark patches. All members of the genus Amphibolurus have very variable scales, but the Jacky Lizard has particularly large and prominent scales along its back in rows from the neck to the base of the tail and spiny scales on the sides of the neck. Jacky Lizards have a snout-vent length of about 100 millimetres and can weighs up to 60 grams. The tail is very long (up to about 200 millimetres) and the lining of the mouth is bright yellow.


Open forest.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Apr 1, 2011
Submitted on Aug 17, 2013

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team