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Ctenophorus femoralis (STORR, 1965)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Long-tailed Sand-dragon 
SynonymAmphibolurus femoralis STORR 1965
Amphibolurus femoralis — COGGER 1983
Phthanodon femoralis — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 18
Ctenophorus femoralis — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 48
Ctenophorus femoralis — COGGER 2000: 312
Ctenophorus femoralis — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: Exmouth Golf)

Type locality: 23 mi NE of Giralia, in 22° 29’ S, 114'33’ E, Western Australia  
TypesHolotype: WAM R17008. paratype: WAM R9008. 
CommentHabitat: shrubs, hummock grass. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Ellis, Ryan J. 2019. An annotated type catalogue of the dragon lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) in the collection of the Western Australian Museum. Records of the Western Australian Museum 34: 115–132 - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E. 1989. Observations on the osteology and natural history of the agamid lizard Ctenophorus femoralis. Western Australian Naturalist 18 (1): 21-23 - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. & SCHUSTER,N. 1999. Agamen, 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 120 pp. - get paper here
  • Melville, Jane; Schulte, James A.; Larson, Allan 2001. A molecular phylogenetic study of ecological diversification in the Australian lizard genus Ctenophorus. Journal of Experimental Zoology: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 291(4): 339-353 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1965. The Amphibolurus maculatus species-group (Lacertilia: Agamidae) in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 48: 45-54
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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