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SOUTHERN SLIDER
(Lerista dorsalis)

Southern Slider Lerista dorsalis
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) from near Adelaide


Approximate distribution of the Southern Slider Lerista dorsalis|
Approximate distribution of the Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis)

Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Point Sturt, SA
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Point Sturt, SA


Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Point Sturt, SA
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Point Sturt, SA



Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Point Sturt, SA


Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Monarto South, SA
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Monarto South, SA


Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Monarto South, SA
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Monarto South, SA


Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Monarto South, SA
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Monarto South, SA

Southern Slider Lerista dorsalis
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) from near Adelaide

Southern Slider Lerista dorsalis
The Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) has 4 fingers and 4 toes

Southern Slider Lerista dorsalis
The Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) has 4 fingers and 4 toes


Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at the Nurragi Nature Reserve (South of Strathalbyn, SA)
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at the Nurragi Nature Reserve (South of Strathalbyn, SA)

Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Sunnyvale, York Peninsula, South Australia
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Sunnyvale, York Peninsula, South Australia

Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Sunnyvale, York Peninsula, South Australia
Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) photographed at Sunnyvale, York Peninsula, South Australia

The Southern Slider (Lerista dorsalis) be confused with the Robust Mulch Slider (Lerista terdigitata) which looks very similar but has only 3 fingers and 3 toes (instead of 4 fingers and 4 toes on Lerista dorsalis)

It also may be confused with Bougainville's Skink (Lerista bougainvillii) which has 5 toes on each foot


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Lerista dorsalis STORR, 1985
The Reptile Database

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Australianherpetology.com

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