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Striped skinks
Ctenotus - Storr, 1964

Pronunciation: ten-OH-tus
Etymology: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.

Taxonomic notes:

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 104 out of 104 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: sharp-browed Ctenotus (Ctenotus superciliaris) at cm
 Longest Australian species: eastern striped skink (Ctenotus robustus) at 12.5 cm
Number of Australian species: 104
 

field ctenotus (Ctenotus agrestis)
Lorna Downs Station, Queensland
Photo © Rob Valentic
field ctenotus (Ctenotus agrestis) distribution range map Ctenotus agrestis
Field ctenotus
Year described
Wilson & Couper 1995
Description

lively ctenotus (Ctenotus alacer)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
lively ctenotus (Ctenotus alacer) distribution range map Ctenotus alacer
Lively ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

Ajana ctenotus (Ctenotus alleni)
East Yuna Nature Reserve, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Ajana ctenotus (Ctenotus alleni) distribution range map Ctenotus alleni
Ajana ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1974
Description

brown-blazed wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus allotropis)
Goondiwindi, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
brown-blazed wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus allotropis) distribution range map Ctenotus allotropis
Brown-blazed wedgesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

Airlie Island ctenotus (Ctenotus angusticeps)
Roebuck Bay, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Airlie Island ctenotus (Ctenotus angusticeps) distribution range map Ctenotus angusticeps
Airlie Island ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1988
Description

arcane ctenotus (Ctenotus arcanus)
Captive animal
Captive animal kindly provided by Danny Brown

Photo © Stewart Macdonald
arcane ctenotus (Ctenotus arcanus) distribution range map Ctenotus arcanus
Arcane ctenotus
Year described
Czechura & Wombey 1982
Description

Ariadna's ctenotus (Ctenotus ariadnae)
Ethabuka Station, Queensland
Photo © Angus McNab
Ariadna's ctenotus (Ctenotus ariadnae) distribution range map Ctenotus ariadnae
Ariadna's ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

Jabiluka ctenotus (Ctenotus arnhemensis)
Jabiru, Northern Territory
Photo © Brad Maryan
Jabiluka ctenotus (Ctenotus arnhemensis) distribution range map Ctenotus arnhemensis
Jabiluka ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

stony downs ctenotus (Ctenotus astarte)
Boulia, Queensland
Photo © Stephen Zozaya
stony downs ctenotus (Ctenotus astarte) distribution range map Ctenotus astarte
Stony downs ctenotus
Year described
Czechura 1986
Description

unspotted ctenotus (Ctenotus astictus)
Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory
Photo © Anders Zimny
unspotted ctenotus (Ctenotus astictus) distribution range map Ctenotus astictus
Unspotted ctenotus
Year described
Horner 1995
Description

southern mallee ctenotus (Ctenotus atlas)
Kimba, South Australia
Photo © David Fischer
southern mallee ctenotus (Ctenotus atlas) distribution range map Ctenotus atlas
Southern mallee ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

western limestone ctenotus (Ctenotus australis)
Perth, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
western limestone ctenotus (Ctenotus australis) distribution range map Ctenotus australis
Western limestone ctenotus
Year described
(J.E. Gray 1838)
Description

white-faced ctenotus (Ctenotus borealis)
Katherine, Northern Territory
Photo © Rob Valentic
white-faced ctenotus (Ctenotus borealis) distribution range map Ctenotus borealis
White-faced ctenotus
Year described
Horner & King 1986
Description

short-clawed ctenotus (Ctenotus brachyonyx)
Ledknapper Nature Reserve, New South Wales
Photo © Henry Cook
short-clawed ctenotus (Ctenotus brachyonyx) distribution range map Ctenotus brachyonyx
Short-clawed ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1971
Description

short-footed ctenotus (Ctenotus brevipes)
Aurukuun, Queensland
Photo © Anders Zimny
short-footed ctenotus (Ctenotus brevipes) distribution range map Ctenotus brevipes
Short-footed ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

Brooks' ctenotus (Ctenotus brooksi)
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Brooks' ctenotus (Ctenotus brooksi) distribution range map Ctenotus brooksi
Brooks' ctenotus
Year described
(Loveridge 1933)
Description

plain-backed Kimberley ctenotus (Ctenotus burbidgei)
North-west Kimberley, Western Australia
Photo © Stephen Zozaya
plain-backed Kimberley ctenotus (Ctenotus burbidgei) distribution range map Ctenotus burbidgei
Plain-backed Kimberley ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

blue-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus calurus)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
Photo © Jordan de Jong
blue-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus calurus) distribution range map Ctenotus calurus
Blue-tailed finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

Capricorn ctenotus (Ctenotus capricorni)
Windorah, Queensland
Photo © Angus Emmott
Capricorn ctenotus (Ctenotus capricorni) distribution range map Ctenotus capricorni
Capricorn ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

chain-striped south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus catenifer)
Kronkup, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
chain-striped south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus catenifer) distribution range map Ctenotus catenifer
Chain-striped south-west ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1974
Description

brown-backed ctenotus (Ctenotus coggeri)
Katherine Gorge, Northern Territory
Photo © Matt Summerville
brown-backed ctenotus (Ctenotus coggeri) distribution range map Ctenotus coggeri
Brown-backed ctenotus
Year described
Sadlier 1985
Description

buff-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus colletti)
Broome, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
buff-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus colletti) distribution range map Ctenotus colletti
Buff-tailed finesnout ctenotus
Year described
(Boulenger 1896)
Description

ten-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus decaneurus)
Mount Elizabeth Station, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
ten-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus decaneurus) distribution range map Ctenotus decaneurus
Ten-lined ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

Darling Range heath ctenotus (Ctenotus delli)
Karragullen, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Darling Range heath ctenotus (Ctenotus delli) distribution range map Ctenotus delli
Darling Range heath ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1974
Description

Pilbara ctenotus (Ctenotus duricola)
Gorge Range, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Pilbara ctenotus (Ctenotus duricola) distribution range map Ctenotus duricola
Pilbara ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

narrow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus dux)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
narrow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus dux) distribution range map Ctenotus dux
Narrow-lined ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

brown-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus ehmanni)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
Photo © Henry Cook
brown-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus ehmanni) distribution range map Ctenotus ehmanni
Brown-tailed finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1985
Description

Essingtonian ctenotus (Ctenotus essingtonii)
Darwin, Northern Territory
Photo © Rob Valentic
Essingtonian ctenotus (Ctenotus essingtonii) distribution range map Ctenotus essingtonii
Essingtonian ctenotus
Year described
(Gray 1842)
Description

Eucla ctenotus (Ctenotus euclae)
Fowlers Bay, South Australia
Photo © Aaron Fenner
Eucla ctenotus (Ctenotus euclae) distribution range map Ctenotus euclae
Eucla ctenotus
Year described
Storr, Smith & Johnstone 1999
Description

brown-backed yellow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus eurydice)
Guyra, New South Wales
Photo © Rob Valentic
brown-backed yellow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus eurydice) distribution range map Ctenotus eurydice
Brown-backed yellow-lined ctenotus
Year described
Czechura & Wombey 1982
Description

black-backed yellow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus eutaenius)
Magnetic Island, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
black-backed yellow-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus eutaenius) distribution range map Ctenotus eutaenius
Black-backed yellow-lined ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

west-coast laterite ctenotus (Ctenotus fallens)
Perth, Western Australia
Photo © David Fischer
west-coast laterite ctenotus (Ctenotus fallens) distribution range map Ctenotus fallens
West-coast laterite ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1974
Description

Magela ctenotus (Ctenotus gagudju)
Gubara Track, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
Photo © Brad Maryan
Magela ctenotus (Ctenotus gagudju) distribution range map Ctenotus gagudju
Magela ctenotus
Year described
Sadlier, Wombey & Braithwaite 1986
Description

jewelled south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus gemmula)
Scaddan, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
jewelled south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus gemmula) distribution range map Ctenotus gemmula
Jewelled south-west ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1974
Description

grand ctenotus (Ctenotus grandis)
Wiluna, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
grand ctenotus (Ctenotus grandis) distribution range map Ctenotus grandis
Grand ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

spotted-necked ctenotus (Ctenotus greeri)
Leonora, Western Australia
Photo © Mark Sanders
spotted-necked ctenotus (Ctenotus greeri) distribution range map Ctenotus greeri
Spotted-necked ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1979
Description

chained ctenotus (Ctenotus halysis)
Doongan Station, Western Australia
Photo © Henry Cook
chained ctenotus (Ctenotus halysis) distribution range map Ctenotus halysis
Chained ctenotus
Year described
Horner 2009
Description
A moderately small member of the southern mallee ctenotus (Ctenotus atlas) group.

nimble ctenotus (Ctenotus hanloni)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
Photo © Henry Cook
nimble ctenotus (Ctenotus hanloni) distribution range map Ctenotus hanloni
Nimble ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1980
Description

stout ctenotus (Ctenotus hebetior)
Moranbah, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
stout ctenotus (Ctenotus hebetior) distribution range map Ctenotus hebetior
Stout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1978
Description

clay-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus helenae)
Simpson Desert, Queensland
Photo © Henry Cook
clay-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus helenae) distribution range map Ctenotus helenae
Clay-soil ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description
Usually unpatterned. Grey/brown/red/greenish-brown all over. Dark vertebral stripe may be present, occasionally with a slight pale edge. Indistinct dark laterodorsal and pale dorsolateral lines may be present. May be some dark speckling on flanks. Subdigital lamellae broadly callose.

top-end lowlands ctenotus (Ctenotus hilli)
Darwin, Northern Territory
Photo © Ray Lloyd
top-end lowlands ctenotus (Ctenotus hilli) distribution range map Ctenotus hilli
Top-end lowlands ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

Ctenotus iapetus
Gnaraloo, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus iapetus distribution range map Ctenotus iapetus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

south-western odd-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus impar)
Quagi Beach, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
south-western odd-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus impar) distribution range map Ctenotus impar
South-western odd-striped ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

unspotted yellow-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus ingrami)
Idalia National Park, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
unspotted yellow-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus ingrami) distribution range map Ctenotus ingrami
Unspotted yellow-sided ctenotus
Year described
Czechura & Wombey 1982
Description

bar-shouldered ctenotus (Ctenotus inornatus)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
bar-shouldered ctenotus (Ctenotus inornatus) distribution range map Ctenotus inornatus
Bar-shouldered ctenotus
Year described
(J.E. Gray 1845)
Description

black-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus joanae)
Barkly Tablelands, Northern Territory
Photo © Chris Jolly
black-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus joanae) distribution range map Ctenotus joanae
Black-soil ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

Kurnbudj ctenotus (Ctenotus kurnbudj)
West Alligator River, Northern Territory
Photo © Brad Maryan
Kurnbudj ctenotus (Ctenotus kurnbudj) distribution range map Ctenotus kurnbudj
Kurnbudj ctenotus
Year described
Sadlier, Wombey & Braithwaite 1986
Description

common south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus labillardieri)
Perth, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
common south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus labillardieri) distribution range map Ctenotus labillardieri
Common south-west ctenotus
Year described
(Duméril & Bibron 1839)
Description

Lancelin Island skink (Ctenotus lancelini)
Lancelin Island, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Lancelin Island skink (Ctenotus lancelini) distribution range map Ctenotus lancelini
Lancelin Island skink
Year described
Ford 1969
Description

gravelly-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus lateralis)
Mt Isa, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
gravelly-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus lateralis) distribution range map Ctenotus lateralis
Gravelly-soil ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1978
Description

orange-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus leae)
Ethabuka Station, Queensland
Photo © Angus McNab
orange-tailed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus leae) distribution range map Ctenotus leae
Orange-tailed finesnout ctenotus
Year described
(Boulenger 1887)
Description

Leonhard's ctenotus (Ctenotus leonhardii)
Wiluna, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
Leonhard's ctenotus (Ctenotus leonhardii) distribution range map Ctenotus leonhardii
Leonhard's ctenotus
Year described
(Sternfeld 1919)
Description

Maryan's ctenotus (Ctenotus maryani)
Nanutarra, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
Maryan's ctenotus (Ctenotus maryani) distribution range map Ctenotus maryani
Maryan's ctenotus
Year described
Aplin & Adams 1998
Description

whiptail ctenotus (Ctenotus mastigura)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
Photo © Philip Griffin
whiptail ctenotus (Ctenotus mastigura) distribution range map Ctenotus mastigura
Whiptail ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

median-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus mesotes)
Anjo Peninsula, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
median-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus mesotes) distribution range map Ctenotus mesotes
Median-striped ctenotus
Year described
Horner 2009
Description
A very small member of the barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus schomburgkii) group.

soldier ctenotus (Ctenotus militaris)
Victoria River region, Northern Territory
Photo © Tom Parkin
soldier ctenotus (Ctenotus militaris) distribution range map Ctenotus militaris
Soldier ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

checker-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus mimetes)
Paynes Find, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
checker-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus mimetes) distribution range map Ctenotus mimetes
Checker-sided ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

Atherton ctenotus (Ctenotus monticola)
Mareeba, Queensland
Photo © Chris Jolly
Atherton ctenotus (Ctenotus monticola) distribution range map Ctenotus monticola
Atherton ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

nasute finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus nasutus)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
Photo © Ray Lloyd
nasute finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus nasutus) distribution range map Ctenotus nasutus
Nasute finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

pin-striped finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus nigrilineatus)
Meentheena, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
pin-striped finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus nigrilineatus) distribution range map Ctenotus nigrilineatus
Pin-striped finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1990
Description

Nullum ctenotus (Ctenotus nullum)
Laura, Queensland
Photo © Anders Zimny
Nullum ctenotus (Ctenotus nullum) distribution range map Ctenotus nullum
Nullum ctenotus
Year described
Ingram & Czechura 1990
Description

Ctenotus olympicus
Olive Downs Station, NW New South Wales
Photo © Rob Valentic
Ctenotus olympicus distribution range map Ctenotus olympicus
Year described
Hutchinson & Donnellan 1999
Description

coastal plains skink (Ctenotus ora)
Cape Naturaliste, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
coastal plains skink (Ctenotus ora) distribution range map Ctenotus ora
Coastal plains skink
Year described
Kay & Keogh 2012
Description

eastern ctenotus (Ctenotus orientalis)
Coffin Bay, South Australia
Photo © Rob Valentic
eastern ctenotus (Ctenotus orientalis) distribution range map Ctenotus orientalis
Eastern ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1971
Description

No thumbnail available north-western wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus pallescens) distribution range map Ctenotus pallescens
North-western wedgesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

leopard ctenotus (Ctenotus pantherinus)
Alpha, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
leopard ctenotus (Ctenotus pantherinus) distribution range map Ctenotus pantherinus
Leopard ctenotus
Year described
(Peters 1866)
Description

coarse sands ctenotus (Ctenotus piankai)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
coarse sands ctenotus (Ctenotus piankai) distribution range map Ctenotus piankai
Coarse sands ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

red-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus pulchellus)
Cloncurry, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
red-sided ctenotus (Ctenotus pulchellus) distribution range map Ctenotus pulchellus
Red-sided ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1978
Description

fourteen-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus)
Leinster, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
fourteen-lined ctenotus (Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus) distribution range map Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus
Fourteen-lined ctenotus
Year described
(Sternfeld 1919)
Description

Quinkan ctenotus (Ctenotus quinkan)
Isabella Falls, Queensland
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Quinkan ctenotus (Ctenotus quinkan) distribution range map Ctenotus quinkan
Quinkan ctenotus
Year described
Ingram 1979
Description

spear-like ctenotus (Ctenotus quirinus)
Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory
Photo © Paul Barden
spear-like ctenotus (Ctenotus quirinus) distribution range map Ctenotus quirinus
Spear-like ctenotus
Year described
Horner 2007
Description

Cape Heath ctenotus (Ctenotus rawlinsoni)
Cape Flattery, Queensland
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Cape Heath ctenotus (Ctenotus rawlinsoni) distribution range map Ctenotus rawlinsoni
Cape Heath ctenotus
Year described
Ingram 1979
Description

royal ctenotus (Ctenotus regius)
Ethabuka Station, Queensland
Photo © Angus McNab
royal ctenotus (Ctenotus regius) distribution range map Ctenotus regius
Royal ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1971
Description

No thumbnail available crack-dwelling ctenotus (Ctenotus rimacola) distribution range map Ctenotus rimacola
Crack-dwelling ctenotus
Year described
Horner & Fisher 1998
Description

eastern striped skink (Ctenotus robustus)
Moranbah, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
eastern striped skink (Ctenotus robustus) distribution range map Ctenotus robustus
Eastern striped skink
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

No thumbnail available red-earth ctenotus (Ctenotus rosarium) distribution range map Ctenotus rosarium
Red-earth ctenotus
Year described
Couper, Amey & Kutt 2002
Description

ruddy ctenotus (Ctenotus rubicundus)
Tom Price, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
ruddy ctenotus (Ctenotus rubicundus) distribution range map Ctenotus rubicundus
Ruddy ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1978
Description

rufous finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus rufescens)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
Photo © Henry Cook
rufous finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus rufescens) distribution range map Ctenotus rufescens
Rufous finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1979
Description

rusty-shouldered ctenotus (Ctenotus rutilans)
Tom Price, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
rusty-shouldered ctenotus (Ctenotus rutilans) distribution range map Ctenotus rutilans
Rusty-shouldered ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1980
Description

rock ctenotus (Ctenotus saxatilis)
Wilpena, South Australia
Photo © Mark Sanders
rock ctenotus (Ctenotus saxatilis) distribution range map Ctenotus saxatilis
Rock ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

spotted black-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus schevilli)
Muttaburra, Queensland
Photo © Rob Valentic
spotted black-soil ctenotus (Ctenotus schevilli) distribution range map Ctenotus schevilli
Spotted black-soil ctenotus
Year described
(Loveridge 1933)
Description

barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus schomburgkii)
Pingelly, Western Australia
Photo © Mark Sanders
barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus schomburgkii) distribution range map Ctenotus schomburgkii
Barred wedgesnout ctenotus
Year described
(Peters 1863)
Description

massive-gibber ctenotus (Ctenotus septenarius)
Windorah, Queensland
Photo © David Fischer
massive-gibber ctenotus (Ctenotus septenarius) distribution range map Ctenotus septenarius
Massive-gibber ctenotus
Year described
King, Horner & Fyfe 1988
Description

No thumbnail available gravel-downs ctenotus (Ctenotus serotinus) distribution range map Ctenotus serotinus
Gravel-downs ctenotus
Year described
Czechura 1986
Description

north-western sandy-loam ctenotus (Ctenotus serventyi)
Nanutarra Road House, Western Australia
Photo © Rob Valentic
north-western sandy-loam ctenotus (Ctenotus serventyi) distribution range map Ctenotus serventyi
North-western sandy-loam ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

stern ctenotus (Ctenotus severus)
Northern wheatbelt, Western Australia
Photo © Gina Barnett
stern ctenotus (Ctenotus severus) distribution range map Ctenotus severus
Stern ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

straight-browed ctenotus (Ctenotus spaldingi)
Wenlock River, Queensland
Photo © Henry Cook
straight-browed ctenotus (Ctenotus spaldingi) distribution range map Ctenotus spaldingi
Straight-browed ctenotus
Year described
(Macleay 1877)
Description

buff-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus storri)
Howard Springs, Northern Territory
Photo © Ray Lloyd
buff-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus storri) distribution range map Ctenotus storri
Buff-striped ctenotus
Year described
Rankin 1978
Description

eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus strauchii)
Goonyella, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus strauchii) distribution range map Ctenotus strauchii
Eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus
Year described
(Boulenger 1887)
Description

stripe-headed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus striaticeps)
Mt Isa, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
stripe-headed finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus striaticeps) distribution range map Ctenotus striaticeps
Stripe-headed finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1978
Description

Stuart's ctenotus (Ctenotus stuarti)
Point Stuart, Northern Territory
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Stuart's ctenotus (Ctenotus stuarti) distribution range map Ctenotus stuarti
Stuart's ctenotus
Year described
Horner 1995
Description

sharp-browed Ctenotus (Ctenotus superciliaris)
North-west Kimberley, Western Australia
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
sharp-browed Ctenotus (Ctenotus superciliaris) distribution range map Ctenotus superciliaris
Sharp-browed Ctenotus
Year described
Rabosky, Hutchinson, Donnellan, Talaba & Lovette 2014
Description

Ctenotus taeniatus
Glendambo, South Australia
Photo © Jordan de Jong
Ctenotus taeniatus distribution range map Ctenotus taeniatus
Year described
Storr, Smith & Johnstone 1999
Description

copper-tailed skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus)
Moranbah, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
copper-tailed skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus) distribution range map Ctenotus taeniolatus
Copper-tailed skink
Year described
(White 1790)
Description

Tanami ctenotus (Ctenotus tanamiensis)
Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Tanami ctenotus (Ctenotus tanamiensis) distribution range map Ctenotus tanamiensis
Tanami ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1970
Description

Kimberley wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus tantillus)
Central Kimberley, Western Australia
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Kimberley wedgesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus tantillus) distribution range map Ctenotus tantillus
Kimberley wedgesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

Hinchinbrook ctenotus (Ctenotus terrareginae)
Hinchinbrook Island, Queensland
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Hinchinbrook ctenotus (Ctenotus terrareginae) distribution range map Ctenotus terrareginae
Hinchinbrook ctenotus
Year described
Ingram & Czechura 1990
Description

spotted ctenotus (Ctenotus uber)
Little Sandy Desert, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
spotted ctenotus (Ctenotus uber) distribution range map Ctenotus uber
Spotted ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1969
Description

No thumbnail available uneven-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus vagus) distribution range map Ctenotus vagus
Uneven-striped ctenotus
Year described
Horner 2009
Description
A moderately small member of the southern mallee ctenotus (Ctenotus atlas) group.

scant-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus vertebralis)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
Photo © Tom Parkin
scant-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus vertebralis) distribution range map Ctenotus vertebralis
Scant-striped ctenotus
Year described
Rankin & Gillam 1979
Description

wide-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus xenopleura)
Credo, Western Australia
Photo © Tom Parkin
wide-striped ctenotus (Ctenotus xenopleura) distribution range map Ctenotus xenopleura
Wide-striped ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

Shark Bay south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus youngsoni)
False Entrance Well, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Shark Bay south-west ctenotus (Ctenotus youngsoni) distribution range map Ctenotus youngsoni
Shark Bay south-west ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1975
Description

Hamelin Pool ctenotus (Ctenotus zastictus)
Hamelin Homestead, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Hamelin Pool ctenotus (Ctenotus zastictus) distribution range map Ctenotus zastictus
Hamelin Pool ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1984
Description

Southern Cape York finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus zebrilla)
Mount Carbine region, Queensland
Photo © Anders Zimny
Southern Cape York finesnout ctenotus (Ctenotus zebrilla) distribution range map Ctenotus zebrilla
Southern Cape York finesnout ctenotus
Year described
Storr 1981
Description

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