Nature conservation

Threatened species

Barrier Range Dragon - Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields: 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 Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Strzelecki Desert Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Barrier Range Dragon - Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields 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