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Ctenophorus parviceps (STORR, 1964)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesGnaraloo Heath Dragon 
SynonymTympanocryptis parviceps STORR 1964
Tympanocryptis parviceps — WERMUTH 1967: 99
Amphibolurus parviceps parviceps — STORR 1977: 74
Tympanocryptis parviceps — COGGER 2000: 356
Rankinia parviceps — MELVILLE et al. 2008
Ctenophorus parviceps — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 356 
DistributionW Australia (Nigaloo south to Quobba and Bernier Island; Western Australia: between Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay.

Type locality: 11 miles south-east of Ningaloo, Western Australia.  
TypesHolotype: WAM 
CommentSubspecies: Tympanocryptis parviceps butleri (STORR 1977) has been elevated to full species. 
  • 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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