Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard)

Common name: Jacky Dragon or Jacky Lizard

SVL: 120mm, Total length: 300mm.

Jacky Dragon is one of six tree dragon species (Amphibolurus) found in Australia. Tree dragons are often observed climbing trees.

A diagnostic characteristic is its bright yellow tongue and mouth, its climbing behaviour, and habitat. To distinguish Jacky Dragon from other similar species, please read the general note on Dragons.

Distribution: Jacky Dragon is widespread in the Canberra region.

Amphibolurus muricatus is listed in the following regions:

Canberra & Southern Tablelands  |  Southern Highlands  |  Albury, Wodonga  |  South Coast  |  Greater Sydney  |  Hunter Region

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Species information

  • Amphibolurus muricatus Scientific name
  • Jacky Lizard Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1264.8m Recorded at altitude
  • 351 images trained Machine learning

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