THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
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ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


BAR-SHOULDERED CTENOTUS (COMPLEX)
Ctenotus inornatus
STATUS UNCERTAIN
Note that this species currently includes skinks previously known as:-

C. brachyonyx, C. fallens, C. helenae, C. saxatilis and C. severus.

Note that some of these species below may be resurrected or renamed and some people and sites are still use the existing names, so there are links to the "old" names below with distribution maps

  
The lizard above was previously known as Ctenotus helenae however it is now considered to be Ctenotus inornatus

This species complex is widespread over mainland Australia
No accurate distribution map is available yet as these changes involve processing thousands of museum records in multiple museums


THESE NAMES ARE STILL IN USE AND NAMES MAY BE RESSURRECTED

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME
(External Links -AROD)

DISTRIBUTION

Short-clawed Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus brachyonyx

NSW,Qld,SA,Vic

West-coast Laterite Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus fallens

WA

*Clay-soil Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus helenae

NT,SA,WA

*Bar-shouldered Ctenotus
(Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus inornatus

NT, WA, Qld

*Stony-soil (or Rock) Ctenotus (Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus saxatilis

NT,Qld,SA,WA

*Stern Ctenotus (Status Uncertain)

Ctenotus severus

WA



LINKS OF INTEREST

Changes from the WA Checklist 2014 (updated April 2015)

The Reptile Database - Ctenotus inornatus


Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition.jpg A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

OTHER LINKS

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Visit the Australian Herpetology Website

 

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