|Scientific Name:||Lophognathus gilberti|
|Species Authority:||Gray, 1842|
Amphibolurus gilberti (Gray, 1842)
Gemmatophora gilberti (Gray, 1842)
Grammatophora temporalis Günther, 1867 [pro parte]
Physignathus gilberti (Gray, 1842)
Physignathus incognitus Ahl, 1926
Redtenbacheria fasciata Steindachner, 1867
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species is treated by some authors under the genus Amphibolurus, but we follow the TIGR Reptile Database here in keeping it under Lophognathus.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)|
|Contributor/s:||De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.|
Lophognathus gilberti has been assessed as Least Concern due to its widespread distribution and abundance. At present, there are no known threats acting on population numbers of this species. No further research on this species is required at this time.
|Range Description:||This Australian species ranges from the Northern Territory to west and central Queensland (Cogger 2000).|
Native:Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland)
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|Population:||This species is reported to be abundant in northwestern Australia (Thompson and Thompson 2001).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is aboreal. It is seldom observed more than five metres from a tree or vegetation and appears to be particularly abundant near permanent waterways (Thompson and Thompson 2001). It occurs in a range of habitats including coastal sand dunes, grassland and savanna, shrubland, and even swamp and mangrove areas.|
|Major Threat(s):||It is unlikely that any major threats are impacting this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no direct conservation measures in place for this species at the present time, although parts of its distribution range coincide with protected areas.|
Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. New Holland Publishers, Sydney.
Doughty, P. 2007. pers. comm. Red List Assessment.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
Thompson, G.G. and Thompson, S.A. 2001. Behaviour and spatial ecology of Gilbert?s dragon Lophognathus gilberti (Agamidae: Reptilia). Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 84: 153-158.
|Citation:||Doughty, P. 2010. Lophognathus gilberti. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 11 March 2014.|
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