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Broad-templed calyptotis

broad-templed calyptotis (Calyptotis temporalis)
Bulburin National Park, Queensland
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Calyptotis temporalis - Greer, 1983
Pronunciation  KAL-ipp-TOH-tiss   TEM-por-AH-liss
Etymology  Calyptotis: 'hidden ear'
temporalis: "The name temporalis refers to the single deep secondary temporal that distinguishes this species from all other Calyptotis."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Gladstone and Bulburin National Park, north to Mackay, Proserpine and Eungella National Park.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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