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Field ctenotus

field ctenotus (Ctenotus agrestis)
Lorna Downs Station, Queensland
Photo © Rob Valentic
Ctenotus agrestis - Wilson & Couper, 1995
Pronunciation  ten-OH-tus   ah-GRESS-tiss
Etymology  Ctenotus: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.
agrestis: "Latin - relating to the fields, alluding to the open, grassland habitat at the type locality."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Mitchell Grass Downs bioregion of Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Mitchell Grass downs.

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