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Ctenotus alacer STORR, 1970

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLively Ctenotus 
SynonymCtenotus alacer STORR 1970: 104
Ctenotus alacer — COGGER 1983: 143
Ctenotus alacer — COGGER 2000: 412
Ctenotus alacer — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (North Territory, Queensland, West Australia)

Type locality: Alice Springs, in 23° 38’ S, 133° 52’ E, N. T. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R20903 
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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.
  • Horner, P. 2009. Three new species of Ctenotus (Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae) from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, with comments on the status of Ctenotus decaneurus yampiensis. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 25 (2): 181-199 - get paper here
  • James, Craig D. & Richard Shine 2000. Why are there so many coexisting species of lizards in Australian deserts? [Ctenotus]. Oecologia 125:127–141
  • Storr G M 1970. The genus Ctenotus (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in the Northern Territory. J. Proc. Roy. Soc. West. Australia 52: 97-108
  • Storr, G. M.; L. A. Smith, and R. E. Johnstone 1999. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Revised Edition. Western Australian Museum
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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