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Ctenotus olympicus HUTCHINSON & DONELLAN, 1999

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Namesa Spotted Ctenotus 
SynonymCtenotus olympicus HUTCHINSON & DONELLAN 1999
Ctenotus olympicus — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Lake Eyre and Lake Torrens basins of central and northern South Australia, extending northwards into the southern Northern Territory and east and south through the northern Flinders Ranges to the Olary Plains of eastern South Australia and the adjacent west of New South Wales).

Type locality: 48 km S of Olympic Dam, SA, in 30° 48’ S, 136° 52’ E Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype: SAMA R20949 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Hutchinson,M.N. & DONNELLAN,S.C. 1999. Genetic variation and taxonomy of the lizards assigned to Ctenotus uber orientalis STORR (Squamata: Scincidae) with description of a new species. Rec. South Austral. Mus. 32 (2): 173-189 - 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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