The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Varanus douarrha (Lesson, 1830)

New Ireland monitor

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered on 27 September 2012?

 

Distribution

New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/lost-monitor-lizard-rediscovered-in-papua-new-guinea/

https://www.ibtimes.com/long-lost-lizard-species-survived-humans-rediscovered-2533694

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/scientists-rediscover-lost-monitor-lizard-in-papua-new-guinea/

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Varanus&species=douarrha

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22319/varanus-douarrha

 

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