Busho's Pilbara Pygmy Monitor (Varanus bushi) from near Mt Robinson above and subadult below left and adult from near Munjina.

Reference: 2006. Kenneth P. Aplin, Alison J. Fitch & Dennis J. King - A new species of Varanus Merrem (Squamata: Varanidae) from the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with observations on sexual dimorphism in closely related species. Zootaxa 1313: 138




The Pilbara Times newspaper article (11th October 2006) reporting both the new monitor lizard (Varanus bushi) and the rediscovery of the Atomic Worm Lizard (Aprasia rostrata) by Brad Maryan and I on both Hermite and Trimouille Islands in the Montebellos. Photo below of male from Trimouille Is.

Aprasia rostrata male




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