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Scute-snouted calyptotis

scute-snouted calyptotis (Calyptotis scutirostrum)
Bunya Mountains, Queensland
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Calyptotis scutirostrum - (Peters, 1873)
Pronunciation  KAL-ipp-TOH-tiss   SKU-tee-ROSS-trum
Etymology  Calyptotis: 'hidden ear'
scutirostrum: "Although Wilhelm Peters did not specifically state that the name scutirostrum derived from the large frontonasal scale of the type, he described the scale and perhaps sought to emphasize it with this name."1
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

South-east Queensland, down to north-east New South Wales.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland

Habitat

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