Tympanocryptis uniformis Mitchell, 1948

Even-scaled earless dragon



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Tympanocryptis lineata macra may be a junior synonym of T. uniformis, and hence the latter may in the future be considered taxonomically rediscovered.


Conservation Status


Last record: 1911

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



"near Darwin", Northern Territory, Australia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Mitchell, F. J. (1948). A Revision of the Lacertilian Genus Tympanocryptis. Records of the South Australian Museum 9: 57-86.


Other references:

Clayton, M., Wombey, J.C., Mason, I.J., Chesser, R.T. and Wells, A. (2006). CSIRO List of Australian vertebrates: a reference with conservation status. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.

Cogger, H. G. (2014). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia: Seventh Edition. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria.

Storr, G. M. (1964). The Agamid Lizards of the genus Tympanocryptis in Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 47: 43-51.

Storr, G. M. (1982). Taxonomic notes on the genus Tympanocryptis. Records of the Western Australia Museum 10(1): 61-66.

Wilson, S. and Knowles, D. (1988). Australia's Reptiles: A Photographic Reference to the Terrestrial Reptiles of Australia. Collins Publishers, Sydney.

Wilson, S., Melville, J. and Horner, P. (2018). Tympanocryptis uniformis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T176222A83494750. Accessed on 27 November 2022.

Wilson, S. and Swan, G. (2013). A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia. New Holland Publishers, Sydney.


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