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Thornton Peak calyptotis

Thornton Peak calyptotis (Calyptotis thorntonensis)
Thornton Uplands, Queensland
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Calyptotis thorntonensis - Greer, 1983
Pronunciation  KAL-ipp-TOH-tiss   THORN-tun-ENN-siss
Etymology  Calyptotis: 'hidden ear'
thorntonensis: "The name thorntonensis derives from Thornton Peak, the type and, as yet, only known locality for the species."1 Note: since its original description, the species has been found elsewhere in the Thornton Uplands.
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3.5 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Thornton Uplands, in Far North Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland

Habitat

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