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Ctenotus zebrilla
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Ctenotus zebrilla, known as the Southern Cape York fine-snout ctenotus, is a species of skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is native to Australia. The name zebrilla is Neo-Latin for 'Little Zebra' in reference to the species' apparent black and white stripes.

Geographic Range

C. zebrilla is found in the North-Eastern highlands of Queensland, occupying tall, open woodland on stony hills.


C. zebrilla is black on the top with eight thin, white stripes along its back. It grows to 31–40 mm (1.2–1.6 in) in Snout-Vent length.


Like many lizards, C. zebrilla is oviparous.

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