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Ctenotus pantherinus (PETERS, 1866)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesCtenotus pantherinus acripes STORR 1975
Ctenotus pantherinus calx STORR 1970
Ctenotus pantherinus ocellifer STORR 1969
Ctenotus pantherinus pantherinus (PETERS 1866) 
Common NamesLeopard Ctenotus 
SynonymLygosoma (Hinulia) pantherinum PETERS 1866: 89
Egernia whitei carnarae KINGHORN 1931
Lygosoma (Hinulia) breviunguis KINGHORN 1932
Ctenotus pantherinus — COGGER 2000: 436
Ctenotus pantherinus — WILSON & SWAN 2010

Ctenotus pantherinus acripes STORR 1975
Magnuscincus acripes — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 33
Ctenotus acripes — STORR et al. 1999
Ctenotus pantherinus acripes — COGGER 2000: 436

Ctenotus pantherinus calx STORR 1970
Ctenotus pantherinus calx STORR 1970: 99
Magnuscincus calx — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 33
Ctenotus calx — STORR et al. 1999
Ctenotus pantherinus calx — COGGER 2000: 436

Ctenotus pantherinus ocellifer STORR 1969
Lygosoma ocellatum BOULENGER 1896: 233 (non Mocoa ocellata GARY 1845)
Lygosoma ocelliferum BOULENGER 1896 (nom. nov. pro L. ocellatum)
Lygosoma ocelliferum BOULENGER 1896: 342
Lygosoma (Hinulia) ocelliferum — STERNFELD 1925: 246
Lygosoma (Sphenomorphus) ocelliferum — SMITH 1937: 220
Lygosoma (Sphenomorphus) ocelliferum — GLAUERT 1960
Ctenotus pantherinus ocellifer — STORR 1970: 98
Magnuscincus ocellifer — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 33
Ctenotus pantherinus ocellifer — STORR et al. 1999 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales?, North Territory, Queensland, South Australia, West Australia)

acripes: arid Nw Queensland and Barrow Island, West Australia.
calx: N Australia from the Kimberleys to NW Queensland.
ocellifer: remainder of range.
pantherinus: SW West Australia; Type locality: “Swan River (Australien)” [= Western Australia]. Map legend:
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: ZMB 5379 
CommentSynonymy partly after COGGER 1983.

Abundance: quite common, with more than 400 specimens collected (Pianka 2011) 
References
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1896. Descriptions of four new lizards from Roebuck Bay, N. W. Australia obtained by Dr. Dahl for the Christiania Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18: 232—235 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Glauert, L. 1960. Herpetological miscellanea. XII. The family Scincidae in Western Australia. Pt. 2. The genus Lygosoma. Western Australian Naturalist 7 (4): 81-99
  • Goodyear, Stephen E. and Eric R. Pianka 2011. Spatial and Temporal Variation in Diets of Sympatric Lizards (Genus Ctenotus) in the Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia. Journal of Herpetology 45 (3): 265-271. - get paper here
  • Peters. WILHELM C. H. 1866. Mittheilung über neue Amphibien (Amphibolurus, Lygosoma, Cyclodus, Masticophis, Crotaphopeltis) und Fische (Diagramma, Hapalogenys) des Kgl. Zoologischen Museums. Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wissensch. Berlin, 1866: 86-96. - get paper here
  • Punzo, Fred & Sonia Madragon 2002. Spatial learning in Australian skinks of the genus Ctenotus (Scincidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 23 (2): 233-238 - get paper here
  • Reeder, T.W. 2003. A phylogeny of the Australian Sphenomorphus group (Scincidae: Squamata) and the phylogenetic placement of the crocodile skinks (Tribolonotus): Bayesian approaches to assessing congruence and obtaining confidence in maximum likelihood inferred relatio Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27: 384–397 - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • 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 1978. Notes on the Ctenotus (Lacertilia, Scincidae) of Queensland. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 6 (3): 319-332 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1974. The genus Ctenotus (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in the South-west and Eucla Divisions of Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 56: 86-93 [1973]
  • 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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