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Ctenophorus salinarum (STORR, 1966)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Saltpan Ground-dragon 
SynonymAmphibolurus pictus salinarum STORR 1966
Amphibolurus salinarum — COGGER 1983
Ctenophorus salinarum — COGGER 2000: 323
Ctenophorus salinarum — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: Noraeman, in 32° 10’ S, 121° 46’ E, W. A.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R17649 
CommentLifestyle: burrowing. 
  • Anonymous 1967. Type Specimens in the Western Australian Museum (Part 8). Annual Report, Western Australian Museum, 1966-67, Perth, pp. 59-60
  • 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.
  • Doughty, P.; Maryan, B.; Melville, J. & Austin, J. 2007. A new species of Ctenophorus (Lacertlia: Agamidae) from Lake Disappointment, Western Australia. Herpetologica 63 (1): 72-86 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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. 1966. The Amphibolurus reticulatus species-group (Lacertilia: Agamidae) in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 49: 17-25
  • Storr, G. M., Hanlon, T. M. S. & Harold, G. 1981. Herpetofauna of the shores and hinterland of the Great Australian Bight, Western Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 9: 23-39 - 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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