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Ctenotus iapetus STORR, 1975

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNorth West Cape Ctenotus 
SynonymCtenotus quattuordecimlineatus iapetus STORR 1975
Ctenotus iapetus — SMITH & JOHNSTONE 1981
Ctenotus iapetus — STORR et al. 1999
Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus iapetus — COGGER 2000: 438
Ctenotus iapetus — COGGER 2000: 751
Ctenotus iapetus — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (coastal NW West Australia)

Type locality: 13 km S of North West Cape, in 21° 54’ S, 114° 08’ E, W. A. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R27887 
CommentSize: The species reaches a maximum snout-vent length of 68 mm (n = 82) (Aplin and Adams, 1998). 
References
  • Aplin KP & Adams M 1998. Morphological and genetic discrimination of new species and subspecies of gekkonid and scincid lizards (Squamata: Lacertilia) from the Carnarvon Basin of Western Australia. J. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 81: 201-223
  • 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.
  • Pianka, E. R. 1969. Sympatry of desert lizards (Ctenotus) in Western Australia. Ecology 50: 1012-1030 - get paper here
  • Pianka, E. R. 1972. Zoogeography and speciation of Australian desert lizards: an ecological perspective. Copeia 1972 (1): 127-144 - get paper here
  • Smith,L.A. & Johnstone,R.E. 1981. Amphibians and reptiles of Mitchell Plateau and adjacent coast and lowlands, Kimberley, Western Australia. In: Biological Survey of Mitchell Plateau and Admirality Gulf, Kimberley, Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth: pp. 215-227
  • Storr, G. M. 1975. The genus Ctenotus (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in the Kimberley and North-west Divisions of Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 3: 209-243 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M., Smith, L. A. & Johnstone, R. E. 1981. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Perth: University of Western Australia Press and Western Australian Museum, 200 pp.
  • 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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