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Ctenophorus butleri (STORR, 1977)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAmphibolurus parviceps butleri STORR 1977 (fide COGGER 1983)
Tympanocryptis parviceps butleri — COGGER 2000: 356
Tympanocryptis butleri — GREER 2006 (online)
Rankinia butleri — MELVILLE et al. 2008
Ctenophorus butleri — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 366
Ctenophorus butlerorum 
DistributionAustralia (Edel Land, Western Australia)

Type locality: near east shore of Useless Inlet, 29 km NW of Carrarang, Western Australia, in 26°18' S, 113°21' E.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R54728 
EtymologyThis species was named for Harry and Margaret Butler, hence C. butlerorum (Paul Doughty, pers. comm. 2 Apr 2014). 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Greer,A E 1987. Taxonomic and natural history notes on Tympanocryptis butleri and T. parviceps. Western Australian Naturalist 17 (1): 13-16
  • Maryan, B. 1992. A natural history note on the dragon Tympanocryptis butleri. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 22 (1): 35
  • Melville, Jane; Luke P. Shoo and Paul Doughty 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the heath dragons (Rankinia adelaidensis and R. parviceps) from the south-western Australian biodiversity hotspot. Australian Journal of Zoology 56 (3): 159-171 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1964. The agamid lizards of the genus Tympanocryptis in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 47: 43-50.
  • Storr, G. M. 1977. The Amphibolurus adelaidensis species group (Lacertilia, Agamidae) in Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 5: 73-81 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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