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Uneven-striped ctenotus

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Ctenotus vagus - Horner, 2009
Pronunciation  ten-OH-tus  
Etymology  Ctenotus: 'comb ear', refering to the comb-like projections at the ear opening.
vagus: 'From the Latin adjective vĂ¢gus, meaning inconstant, unsteady or vague; in reference to the condition of this taxon's pale dorsal and laterodorsal stripes which, in relation to adjacent pale paravertebral and dorsolateral stripes, are poorly defined.'1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.38 cm
Species max: 4.39 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


'Northern and south-eastern Kimberley region, northern Western Australia. Recorded from Drysdale River and Purnululu National Parks.'1

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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