Sand Goanna
S7: Young, Head, dorsally
Flinders Ranges
Witch's Butter
A colony in water
Lace Monitor (Varanus varius)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Goanna (Varanidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Lace Monitor (Varanus varius)
This Photo:     🔍Adult, rotated🔎

General Species Information:
Found in the Flinders Ranges and possibly elsewhere
These climb trees, unlike our local sand goanna's. They also don't like the heat as much, and so will be restricted to wetter areas of the country.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Nov-2021
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)