Grassland Earless Dragon
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Southern Lined Earless Dragon
Oviparous (egg laying). Believed to lay eggs in a specially constructed nest burrow.
Tympanum (ear opening) is covered by skin and not visible.
There are three isolated populations of the Grassland Earless Dragon. These occur in the Austalian Capital Territory/New South Wales southern tablelands region, southern Victoria and south east Queensland.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
In Victoria, this species is restricted to the Western Basalt Grassland community.
Carnivore. Grassland invertebrates including grasshoppers, beetles, crickets and spiders.
Areas of rocky native grass dominated by Wallaby grass, Tussock grass and Spear-grass. Tree and shrub cover is sparse or absent. Found sheltering in burrows or under rocks.
Native to Australia