Australian Museum Journal A new species of lizard (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from the Northern Territory, closely allied to Ctenotus decaneurus Storr

Shortform:
Rankin, 1978, Rec. Aust. Mus. 31(10): 395–409
Author(s):
Rankin, Peter R.
Year published:
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
Digitized:
30 December 2008
Available online:
02 March 2009
Reference number:
221
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (74kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (3079kb PDF)

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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