Delma labialis

Delma labialis

Delma labialis

(Striped-tailed Delma)

FAMILY

Pygopodidae

Species

Delma labialis

Common name

Striped-tailed Delma

Main colour

Grey to reddish-brown

Body size

Snout to vent 10-11 cm, tail to 40 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This legless lizard is relatively rare in the area, but has been recorded from University creek in wooded areas with heavy grass cover. The grey to reddish-brown body has some narrow bars near the neck, they then lose definition so becomes small blotches, in addition there are 2 dark longitudinal stripes along the tail. The tail is cylindrical.

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Delma labialis