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Eastern Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii

Notes:

Found in Byron Bay, he was very relaxed around us & very beautiful so obviously a male in full colour regalia!

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eastern water dragon
Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii Australian water dragon


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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Your welcome Sera :-)

SeraArnold
SeraArnold 7 years ago

Many thanx Scott - just couldn't decide! Depends on the shots you view - have updated the post cheers :}

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

The Australian water dragon Intellagama lesueurii is the sole species in the genus. It however contains 2 subspecies, the eastern water dragon (I. l. lesueurii) and the Gippsland water dragon (I. l. howittii). Based on the descriptions I've read, I would say this is the eastern subspecies because it has dark bands behind its eyes while the Gippsland apparently doesn't.

SeraArnold
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SeraArnold

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Mar 30, 2009
Submitted on Jul 24, 2014

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