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Slater's ring-tailed dragon

Slater's ring-tailed dragon (Ctenophorus slateri)
Lark Quarry, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Ctenophorus slateri - (Storr, 1967)
Pronunciation  ten-OFF-or-uss  
Etymology  Ctenophorus: 'comb-bearer', refering to the comb-like scales around the eyes.
slateri: "named after Mr. K. R. Slater, in appreciation of the many courtesies he extended to the Western Australian Museum during his sojourn at Alice Springs. Mr. Slater kindly donated the holotype to this Museum."
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Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia


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