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RING-TAILED DRAGON COMPLEX

STATUS UNCERTAIN
Ctenophorus caudicinctus
Ctenophorus graafi
Ctenophorus infans
Ctenophorus slateri


NOTE THE LIST BELOW IS UNDER REVIEW

Common Name

Scientific Name and External link

Distribution

Western Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus caudicinctus
(What was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus caudicinctus combined with what was Ctenophorus caudicinctus mensarum)

WA (Pilbara region & offshore islands) as well as West-central WA

Graaf's Ring-tailed Dragon
STATUS UNCERTAIN

Ctenophorus graafi
(was Ctenophorus caudicinctus graafi)

WA (far eastern interior)
(extending into NT)

Laverton Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus infans
(was Ctenophorus caudicinctus infans)

Central WA

Slater's Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus slateri
(What was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus slateri combined with what was previously Ctenophorus caudicinctus macropus)

Far Northern Australia, WA, NT extending into Central Australia Qld and SA


  
Slater's ring-tailed dragon Ctenophorus slateri


Approximate combined distribution of Ctenophorus caudicinctus, Ctenophorus graafi, Ctenophorus infans, and Ctenophorus slateri.


Species in photo above is uncertain


LINKS OF INTEREST


Concordance in phylogeography and ecological niche modelling identify dispersal corridors for reptiles in arid Australia

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