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Arcane ctenotus

arcane ctenotus (Ctenotus arcanus)
Captive animal
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Ctenotus arcanus - Czechura & Wombey, 1982
Pronunciation  ten-OH-tus   arr-KAH-nuss
Etymology  Ctenotus: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.
arcanus: 'hidden', in reference to the taxonomic confusion surrounding this species, C. robustus and C. taeniolatus.1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 8.6 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland


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