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Crack-dwelling ctenotus

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Ctenotus rimacola - Horner & Fisher, 1998
Pronunciation  ten-OH-tus   RIMM-ah-KOHL-ah
Etymology  Ctenotus: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.
rimacola: "The epithet rimacola is a combination of the Latin rima (cleft or fissure) and cola (dwelling in) and refers to the distinctive, deeply cracking clay soils which this species inhabits. Camptris is derived from the Latin campus (field or plain) and -tris (where or place for) and also refers to the black-soil plains which this subspecies inhabits."1
Other names  Ctenotus rimacolus 
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.5 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory, Western Australia

Habitat

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