Abstract

A new species of Ctenotus is described. It is ecologically and morphologically distinct from C. decaneurus, its nearest congener. Current data suggest that it is restricted to coastal alluvial plains whereas C. decaneurus inhabits stony hill country.

 
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Rankin, 1978, Rec. Aust. Mus. 31(10): 395–409
Author
Peter R. Rankin
Year
1978
Title
A new species of lizard (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from the Northern Territory, closely allied to Ctenotus decaneurus Storr
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
31
Issue
10
Start Page
395
End Page
409
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.31.1978.221
Language
English
Date Published
30 June 1978
Cover Date
30 June 1978
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
REPTILIA; TAXONOMY; ECOLOGY, TERRESTRIAL
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30 December 2008
Available Online
02 March 2009
Reference Number
221
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