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Ctenophorus gibba (HOUSTON, 1974)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Bulldust Ground-dragon 
SynonymAmphibolurus gibba HOUSTON 1974
Amphibolurus gibba — COGGER 1983
Ctenophorus gibba — COGGER 2000: 316
Amphibolurus gibba — GREER 2006 (online)
Ctenophorus gibba — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Ctenophorus gibba — CHAPPLE et al. 2019: 61 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: 5.5 km NNW of Alberrie Creek Railway Siding, in 29° 35’ S, 137° 31’ E, South Australia  
TypesHolotype: SAMA R13954A (HOUSTON 1974, COGGER 1983) 
CommentLifestyle: burrowing. 
  • Chapple, David G.; Reid Tingley, Nicola J. Mitchell, Stewart L. Macdonald, J. Scott Keogh, Glenn M. Shea, Philip Bowles, Neil A. Cox, John C. Z. Woinarski 2019. The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes 2017. CSIRO, 663 pp. DOI: 10.1071/9781486309474 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Houston, T. F. 1974. Amphibolurus gibba, a new dragon lizard (Lacertilia: Agamidae) from northern South Australia. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 98: 209-212 - get paper here
  • Houston, T. F. 1976. Vertebrate type-specimens in the South Australian Museum. III. Reptiles. [type catalogue] Rec. South Austral. Mus. 17: 181-187 - 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
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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