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The Amphibolurinae are a subfamily of reptiles (more specifically, lizards) in the family Agamidae. Members of this subfamily are found in Australia and New Guinea, although one species, the Chinese water dragon, is found in Southeast Asia.

Thorny Devil, Alice Springs.JPG
Thorny devil (Moloch horridus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Agamidae
Subfamily: Amphibolurinae

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Eastern bearded dragon (Pogona barbata)
Jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus)
Eastern water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii)
Boyd's forest dragon (Hypsilurus boydii)
Chinese water dragon (Physignathus cocincinus)
Frilled-neck lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii)


Genera within the subfamily Amphibolurinae have evolved sharp scales and usually dwell in flat, sandy habitats. This subfamily includes:[1]


  1. ^ Amphibolurinae, UniProt Taxonomy