Nature conservation

Threatened species

Barrier Range Dragon - Broken Hill Complex: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Ctenophorus mirrityana
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Barrier Range Dragon is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Broken Hill Complex Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Barrier Range Known None
Barrier Range Outwash Known None
Mootwingee Downs Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Barrier Range Dragon - Broken Hill Complex is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Arid shrublands (Acacia sub-formation)
    • Stony Desert Mulga Shrublands
      • 127 Bastard Mulga tall open shrubland of the semi-arid (hot) and arid climate zones
      • 60 Black Oak - Western Rosewood - bluebush/saltbush low sparse woodland on gravel downs in the arid climate zone
      • 169 Curly Mallee - bluebush open woodland of the arid zone
      • 138 Desert Paper-bark shrubland wetland of semi-arid and arid climate zone watercourses.
      • 194 Heather Bush - Mulga - Umbrella Mulga open shrubland on gravelly rises mainly in the Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • 130 Horse Mulga - Umbrella Mulga shrubland on ranges in the arid and semi-arid climate zones
      • 123 Mulga - Dead Finish on stony hills mainly of the Channel Country Bioregion and Broken Hill Complex Bioregion
      • 132 Mulga - Rock Fuchsia-bush sparse shrubland of silcrete scarps and mesas of the Channel Country Bioregion
      • 120 Mulga shrubland on stony rises in the arid and semi-arid climate zones, mainly in the Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • 359 Porcupine Grass - Red Mallee - Gum Coolabah hummock grassland / low sparse woodland on metamorphic ranges on the Barrier Range, Broken Hill Complex Bioregion
      • 121 Umbrella Mulga - Beefwood open shrubland on Peery Hills, Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • 68 White Cypress Pine - Mulga low open woodland on the stony ranges of the arid zone (far north western NSW).
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  • Arid shrublands (Chenopod sub-formation)
    • Gibber Chenopod Shrublands
      • 156 Bladder Saltbush shrubland on stony plains and downs of the arid zone
      • 155 Bluebush shrubland on stony rises and downs in the arid and semi-arid zones
      • 224 Cotton Bush - copperburr open shrubland of the arid climate zone
      • 136 Prickly Wattle open shrubland of drainage lines on stony rises and plains of the arid climate zone
      • 210 Shrubby Twinleaf - saltbush open shrubland on silcrete scarps of the arid zone