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Black Spotted Ridge Tailed Monitor

Black spotted ridge tailed monitor is a species of medium-sized monitor lizard occurring in the northernmost part of Australia’s Northern Territory.  

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Lacertilia
    Family Varanidae
    Genus Varanus
    Subgenus Varanus (Odatria)
    Scientific Name Varanus baritji

    Other Names White’s ridged-tailed monitor, white’s dwarf goanna
    Size Up to 72 cm
    Color Bright yellow underside
    Distribution Australia
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Data Deficient

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    Published on February 25th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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