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Monitor/GeckoVaranus varius

Lace Monitor

Common name: Lace Monitor

SVL: 77cm, Total length 2.1m

Lace Monitor is one two monitors or goannas in the Canberra region. Rosenberg’s is a ground dwelling monitor while the Lace Monitor is often found in trees. Rosenberg’s is a lightish brown with orange bands, whereas the Lace Monitor is darker in colour, but also with bands, with a few very broad bands on the second half of its tail. For more information on monitors, please read the general note on Monitors & Geckos.

Distribution: Lace Monitor is relative rare in and near Canberra also very common elsewhere especially along the South Coast and the far south coast of New South Wales.

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Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Yass River, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Jan 2019 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 25 Dec 2018 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 18 Dec 2018 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 4 Feb 2018 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 26 Jan 2018 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Manton, NSW - 13 Dec 2017 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Oct 2016 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 15 Feb 2014 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 20 Jan 2013 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 9 Mar 2008 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 23 Sep 2007 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 5 Mar 2006 Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 4 Dec 2005
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Yass River, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Jan 2019
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 25 Dec 2018
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 18 Dec 2018
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 4 Feb 2018
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 26 Jan 2018
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Manton, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Nanima, NSW - 15 Feb 2014
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 20 Jan 2013
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 9 Mar 2008
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 23 Sep 2007
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 5 Mar 2006
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gang Gang at Yass River - 4 Dec 2005

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Species Information

  • Varanus varius Scientific name
  • Lace Monitor Common name
  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 645.44m Recorded at altitude

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