You are here » home advanced search Ctenophorus gibba

Ctenophorus gibba (HOUSTON, 1974)

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ctenophorus gibba?

Add your own observation of
Ctenophorus gibba »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBulldust Ground-dragon 
SynonymAmphibolurus gibba HOUSTON 1974
Amphibolurus gibba — COGGER 1983
Ctenophorus gibba — COGGER 2000: 316
Amphibolurus gibba — GREER 2006 (online)
Ctenophorus gibba — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: 5.5 km NNW of Alberrie Creek Railway Siding, in 29° 35’ S, 137° 31’ E, South Australia Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SAMA R13954 (HOUSTON 1974 lists SAMA R13954A fide COGGER 1983) 
CommentLifestyle: burrowing. 
References
  • 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.
  • Houston, T. F. 1974. Amphibolurus gibba, a new dragon lizard (Lacertilia: Agamidae) from northern South Australia. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 98: 209-212 - get paper here
  • Houston, T. F. 1976. Vertebrate type-specimens in the South Australian Museum. III. Reptiles. Rec. South Austral. Mus. 17: 181-187 - 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
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:


Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator