Ctenotus serotinus Czechura, 1986

Gravel Downs ctenotus



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing or extinct (Low & Booth, 2023)

Last record: 1980's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Diamantina Lakes area, southern Queensland, Australia


Biology & Ecology










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