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Red-earth ctenotus

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Ctenotus rosarium - Couper, Amey & Kutt, 2002
Pronunciation  ten-OH-tus   rose-AHR-ee-umm
Etymology  Ctenotus: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.
rosarium: "Latinised English - rosary beads; a noun in apposition. Alluding to the series of pale blotches along the lateral zone which resemble a string of beads."1
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.3 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Occurs in a narrow band of deep red sandy earths in the Desert Uplands bioregion.1

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland

Habitat

Spinifex-dominated open woodlands.1 Shelters beneath, and in burrows at the base of, dense spinifex clumps.1

Recorded1 from the following Queensland Regional Ecosystems:
10.5.1
10.5.2
10.5.9

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