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.
MapsTidbinbilla Nature Reserve Namadgi National Park Brindabella National Park Tarlo River National Park Tinderry Nature Reserve Wee Jasper Nature Reserve Deua National Park (CNM area) Gang Gang at Yass River Rugosa at Yass River Dryandra St Woodland
PlacesHackett, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Yass River, NSW Uriarra, NSW Tennent, ACT Nanima, NSW Hall, ACT Frogmore, NSW Molonglo Valley, ACT Manton, NSW Berlang, NSW Big Hill, NSW Nangus, NSW Jones Creek, NSW
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