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Ctenophorus vadnappa HOUSTON, 1974

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRed-barred Crevice-dragon 
SynonymCtenophorus vadnappa HOUSTON 1974
Amphibolurus vadnappa — COGGER 1983
Ctenophorus vadnappa — COGGER 2000: 326
Ctenophorus vadnappa — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: Aroona Waters (138'21’ E, 30° 35’ S), Flinders Ranges, S. A. Map legend:
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.
TypesHolotype: SAMA R3416B 
CommentLifestyle: saxicolous. 
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  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Gibbons, J. R. H. & Lillywhite, H. B. 1981. Ecological segregation, color matching, and speciation in lizards of the Amphibolurus decresii species complex (Lacertilia: Agamidae). Ecology 62: 1573-1584
  • Houston, T. F. 1974. Revision of the Amphibolurus decresii complex (Lacertilia-Agamidae) of South Australia. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 98: 49-60 - get paper here
  • Johnston G R 1992. Ctenophorus tjantjalka, a new dragon lizard (Lacertilia: Agamidae) from northern South Australia. Rec. South Austral. Mus. 26 (1): 51-59 - get paper here
  • McLean, Claire A., Adnan Moussalli, Steve Sass, and Devi Stuart-Fox 2013. Taxonomic Assessment of the Ctenophorus decresii Complex (Reptilia: Agamidae) Reveals a New Species of Dragon Lizard from Western New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 65(3): 51–63 - 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.
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