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Ctenotus monticola STORR, 1981

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesAtherton Ctenotus 
SynonymCtenotus monticola STORR 1981
Minervascincus monticola — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 35
Ctenotus hypatia INGRAM & CZECHURA 1990 (fide COUPER & PIANKA 1997)
Ctenotus monticola — COGGER 2000: 435
Ctenotus monticola — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: 11 km W of Mareeba, in 17° 02’ S, 145° 20’ E, Qld. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: QM J39468 
Comment 
EtymologyThe species name, ‘monticola’, is Latin for ‘inhabitant of the mountains’ (Latin “colere” = inhabiting). 
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.
  • Couper, P. J. and E. R. Pianka. 1997. Synonymy of Ctenotus monticola Storr, 1981 and Ctenotus hypatia Ingram and Czechura, 1990. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42: 12 [Reprinted in Chondro. Journal of the Cape York Herpetological Society, 1998: 48-49] - get paper here
  • Couper, P. J.; Amey, A. P.; Kutt, A. S. 2002. A new species of Ctenotus (Scincidae) from central Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(1):85-92 - get paper here
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • Ingram G J; Czechura G V 1990. Four new species of striped skinks from Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 29 (3): 407-410
  • Storr G M 1981. Ten new Ctenotus (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 9 (2): 125-146 - 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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