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Gippsland Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii howittii

Habitat:

Phillip Island Wildlife Park.

1 Species ID Suggestions

eastern water dragon
Intellagama lesueurii Intellagama lesueurii | The Reptile Database


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5 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Slip-slop-slap, Pam. You know the drill. Costa Rica sounds awesome. I'm not doing anything near as amazing as you, but lots of outdoors stuff is planned for my hols :-)

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks Neil for fine tuning the ID...
I'm well. Kicking myself for forgetting to put sunscreen on my legs when I went snorkeling yesterday... Lobster red today ! I'm in the amazing Osa Peninsular, SW Costa Rica, full-on rainforest... Biodiversity hot-spot. Hope you are having fun on your hols.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Hi Pam. How are you? From the location of this spotting, this could be a Gippsland Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii howittii). The Eastern Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii) has a dark stripe from ear to eye, that the Gippsland sub-species lacks. https://www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/visiting...

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

You're welcome, Pam :-)

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

thanks Scott. I knew that... must have missed it!

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 28, 2014
Submitted on Oct 14, 2014

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