THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - SKINKS

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BAR-SHOULDERED CTENOTUS (COMPLEX)
Ctenotus inornatus
STATUS UNCERTAIN - Please use this page with care!

Note that this species currently includes skinks previously known as:-

C. brachyonyx, C. fallens, C. helenae, C. saxatilis and C. severus.

Note that some of these species below may be resurrected or renamed and some people and sites are still use the existing names, so there are links to the "old" names below with distribution maps

  
The lizard above is known as Ctenotus helenae however it is now considered to be Ctenotus inornatus by some people. (Status uncertain)

This species complex is widespread over mainland Australia
No accurate distribution map is available yet as these changes involve processing thousands of museum records in multiple museums


THESE NAMES ARE STILL IN USE AND NAMES MAY BE RESSURRECTED

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME
(External Links)

DISTRIBUTION

Short-clawed Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus brachyonyx

NSW,Qld,SA,Vic

West-coast Laterite Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus fallens

WA

* Clay-soil Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus helenae

NT, Qld, WA, SA?

*Bar-shouldered Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus inornatus

NT, WA, Qld

*Stony-soil (or Rock) Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus saxatilis

NT,Qld,SA,WA

*Stern Ctenotus (Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus severus

WA



LINKS OF INTEREST


Changes from the WA Checklist 2014 (Uploaded May 2015)

The Reptile Database - Ctenotus inornatus

Ctenotus helenae - Storr 1969

More Information about Australian Skinks
Australianherpetology.com

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