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Coastal plains skink
Cape Naturaliste, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Ctenotus: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.
ora: "ora is Latin for 'coast', 'seaside' or 'shore' and is in reference to the coastal distribution of the species."1 - Kay & Keogh (2012). Molecular phylogeny and morphological revision of the Ctenotus labillardieri (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) species group and a new species of immediate conservation concern in the southwestern Australian biodiversity hotspot. Zootaxa, 3390:1-18.
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