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Long-tailed sand-dragon

long-tailed sand-dragon (Ctenophorus femoralis)
Exmouth, Western Australia
Photo © Stephen Zozaya
Ctenophorus femoralis - (Storr, 1965)
Pronunciation  ten-OFF-or-uss   FEM-or-AH-liss
Etymology  Ctenophorus: 'comb-bearer', refering to the comb-like scales around the eyes.
femoralis: 'thighed', referring to the low number of femoral pores on the thighs.1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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