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Ctenotus ehmanni STORR, 1985

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBrown-tailed Finesnout Ctenotus 
SynonymCtenotus ehmanni STORR 1985
Ctenotus ehmanni — COGGER 2000: 422
Ctenotus ehmanni — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (West Australia)

Type locality: 10 km WNW of Mt Elizabeth HS (Old). Western Australia. at 16°16'S. 126° 08'E. 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: WAM R83444 
CommentDiagnosis: A small brown-tailed member of the Ctenotus colletti group. agreeing with C colletti in having the upper of two ear lobules very large and obtuse, but differing in having an upper lateral series of white spots, more numerous midbody scale rows (28-32, v. 22-27) and shorter tail (124-146%, of SVL, v. 162-244). 
EtymologyAfter Mr Harry Ehmann of Sydney Technical College in appreciation of the splendid
collection of Kimberley reptiles and frogs he donated to the Western Australian Museum. 
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.
  • Storr G M 1985. Two new skinks (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from Western Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 12 (2): 193-196 - get paper here
  • 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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