Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 5085

Subspecies Varanus panoptes rubidus Storr, 1980




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Pilbara, Gascoyne and adjacent regions.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


WA: Carnarvon (CAR), Gascoyne (GAS), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Murchison (MUR), Pilbara (PIL), Yalgoo (YAL)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Western Australia: NW coastal, SW coastal, W plateau

Ecological Descriptors

Diurnal, hummock grassland, low open shrubland, open forest, oviparous, predator, tall open shrubland, tall shrubland.


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 16-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2011 08-Mar-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)