AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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(was Ctenotus brooksi aranda)
Ctenotus brooksi brooksi (now Ctenotus brooksi) occurs in the eastern deserts of West Australia, adjacent desert regions of south-western North Territory and western South Australia.
The species below were previously subspecies of Ctenotus brooksi
The Eucla Ctenotus which was called Ctenotus brooksi euclae is now called Ctenotus euclae and it occurs in coastal areas of Great Australian Bight.
Ctenotus brooksi taeniatus was the subspecies from the Lake Torrens basin
as well as
Ctenotus brooksi aranda which was the subspecies from the Simpson desert, south to Lake Eyre basin
Ctenotus brooksi iridis which was the subspecies from Western Victoria and adjacent parts of South Australia are both now called Ctenotus taeniatus
Note that this species Ctenotus taeniatus is often called a "Ribbon Ctenotus"which is not a suitable name for this species.
Last updated April 26, 2017