Ctenotus dux Fine Side-lined Ctenotus
Some other names for this species:
Narrow-lined Ctenotus, Chief Ctenotus
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, AustraliaFebruary 6, 2003
Fine Side-lined Ctenotus (Ctenotus dux) Fine Side-lined Ctenotus (Ctenotus dux)
These skinks and some of the other Ctenotus species are remarkably similar to the Aspidoscelis lizards of the Americas. Both are twitchy striped pointy-nosed ground-dwelling speedsters that are constantly moving around in search of their insect prey.

Here is a complete list of the reptiles and frogs I saw on this trip to Australia.

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