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Ctenophorus femoralis (STORR, 1965)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Long-tailed Sand-dragon 
SynonymAmphibolurus femoralis STORR 1965
Amphibolurus femoralis — COGGER 1983
Phthanodon femoralis — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 18
Ctenophorus femoralis — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 48
Ctenophorus femoralis — COGGER 2000: 312
Ctenophorus femoralis — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Ctenophorus femoralis — CHAPPLE et al. 2019: 59 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: Exmouth Golf)

Type locality: 23 mi NE of Giralia, in 22° 29’ S, 114'33’ E, Western Australia  
TypesHolotype: WAM R17008. paratype: WAM R9008. 
CommentHabitat: shrubs, hummock grass. 
  • Chapple, David G.; Reid Tingley, Nicola J. Mitchell, Stewart L. Macdonald, J. Scott Keogh, Glenn M. Shea, Philip Bowles, Neil A. Cox, John C. Z. Woinarski 2019. The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes 2017. CSIRO, 663 pp. DOI: 10.1071/9781486309474 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Ellis, Ryan J. 2019. An annotated type catalogue of the dragon lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) in the collection of the Western Australian Museum. Records of the Western Australian Museum 34: 115–132 - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E. 1989. Observations on the osteology and natural history of the agamid lizard Ctenophorus femoralis. Western Australian Naturalist 18 (1): 21-23 - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. & SCHUSTER,N. 1999. Agamen, 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 120 pp. - get paper here
  • Melville, Jane; Schulte, James A.; Larson, Allan 2001. A molecular phylogenetic study of ecological diversification in the Australian lizard genus Ctenophorus. Journal of Experimental Zoology: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 291(4): 339-353 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1965. The Amphibolurus maculatus species-group (Lacertilia: Agamidae) in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 48: 45-54
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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