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DragonRankinia diemensis

Mountain Dragon

Common name: Mountain Dragon

SVL: 82mm. Total length: 200mm

Mountain Dragon is one of three species in the genus Rankinia in Australia. Rankinia are known by their habit of burrowing. Until recently Mountain Dragon was included in the genus Tympanocryptis.

Mountain Dragon may be distinguished from similar looking species such as Jacky and Nobbi Dragons by colour and spines along the base of the tail, mouth colour, behaviour and habitat. To distinguish it from other similar species, please read the general note on dragons.

Distribution: In the ACT region it is a high altitude specialist.

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Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Mar 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Mar 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Feb 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Feb 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Kosciuszko National Park - 26 Jan 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2019 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 13 Nov 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 2 Apr 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Jan 2018 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 10 Dec 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Feb 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Kosciuszko National Park - 13 Jan 2017 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Oct 2016 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2016 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2016 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 9 Feb 2016 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 2 Feb 2016 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Nov 2015 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Oct 2015 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2013 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2013 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Mar 2009 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Mar 2009 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Jan 2009 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Nov 2008 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 27 Nov 1979 Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Nov 1979
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Mar 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Mar 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Feb 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Feb 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Kosciuszko National Park - 26 Jan 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2019
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 13 Nov 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 2 Apr 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Jan 2018
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 10 Dec 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Feb 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Kosciuszko National Park - 13 Jan 2017
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Oct 2016
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2016
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2016
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 9 Feb 2016
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 2 Feb 2016
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Nov 2015
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Oct 2015
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2013
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2013
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Mar 2009
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Mar 2009
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 25 Jan 2009
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Nov 2008
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 27 Nov 1979
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Nov 1979

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