Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 2235

Species Diporiphora winneckei Lucas & Frost, 1896

Blue-lined Dragon, Canegrass Dragon




Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Eastern arid zone of Australia, south-eastern NT, north-eastern SA, and south-western QLD, replaced in the western arid zone by D. paraconvergens Doughty, Kealley & Melville, 2012

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, Qld, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP)

Ecological Descriptors

Desert, diurnal, hummock grassland, low open shrubland, low open woodland, open scrub, oviparous, tall shrubland, terrestrial.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
07-Feb-2024 Diporiphora Gray, 1842 13-Oct-2020 MODIFIED
07-Feb-2024 18-Oct-2012 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2011 02-May-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)