Ctenotus quirinus HORNER, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ctenotus quirinus?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Ctenotus quirinus HORNER 2007|
Ctenotus quirinus — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (North Territory)|
Type locality: Cadell river Crossing, Arnhemland, Northern Territory, Australia, 12°16.77’S, 134°25.45’E. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- 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.
|Types||Holotype: NTM R16145, adult female, collected by P. Horner, 0930 hours, 13 July 1989.|
|Comment||Habitat: open shrub habitat.|
Diagnosis. a moderately small Ctenotus (SVl to 65 mm) distinguished from congeners by having three of four supraoculars in contact with frontal, two presuboculars, frontoparietals paired, laterally compressed toes with callose or smooth subdigital lamellae, prominent pale midlateral stripe, broad dorsal zone of ground colour, vertebral stripe absent or con ined to nape, dark laterodorsal stripe obscure or absent, 28 midbody scale rows, lateral pattern of longitudinal zones or stripes, dark upper and lower lateral zones strongly spotted or blotched [HORNER 2007]
|Etymology||named for Quirinus, an important god of the roman state.|