Taxon profile


Yellow-spotted Monitor
Varanus panoptes Storr, 1980

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Varanidae - monitor lizards »  genus Varanus »  subgenus Varanus

Scientific synonyms

Varanus gouldii panoptes

Other names

= Argus Monitor
= Yellow Spotted Monitor

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Varanus panoptes horni Böhme, 1988 - Horn's Monitor

Varanus panoptes horni - Horn's Monitor

subspecies Varanus panoptes panoptes Storr, 1980 - Northern Yellow-spotted Monitor
subspecies Varanus panoptes rubidus Storr, 1980 - Yellow-spotted Monitor
subspecies Varanus panoptes wanjarri (Bennet, 2003)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [701af276-5d1a-4581-9acb-6d6fbdfcf1b2]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Varanus panoptes Storr, 1980]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015

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