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TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

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WEDGE-SNOUT CTENOTUS
Ctenotus brooksi
(was Ctenotus brooksi aranda)




Ctenotus brooksi

Ctenotus brooksi brooksi (now Ctenotus brooksi) occurs in the eastern deserts of West Australia, adjacent desert regions of south-western North Territory and western South Australia.

The species below were previously subspecies of Ctenotus brooksi
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The Eucla Ctenotus which was called Ctenotus brooksi euclae is now called Ctenotus euclae and it occurs in coastal areas of Great Australian Bight.
Ctenotus euclae
Ctenotus euclae

 

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Ctenotus taeniatus

Ctenotus brooksi taeniatus was the subspecies from the Lake Torrens basin
as well as
Ctenotus brooksi aranda which was the subspecies from the Simpson desert, south to Lake Eyre basin
and

Ctenotus brooksi iridis which was the subspecies from Western Victoria and adjacent parts of South Australia are both now called Ctenotus taeniatus

Note that this species Ctenotus taeniatus is often called a "Ribbon Ctenotus"which is not a suitable name for this species.

Note that its scientific name Ctenotus taeniatus should not be confused with that of the Copper-tailed Skink Ctenotus taeniolatus

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in South Australia

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in the ACT

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition.jpg A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

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