AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
Covering Australian Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles
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(dwarf three-toed slider or wood mulch-slider) (Lerista timida)
(was L. muelleri),(= L. goerlingi),(= L.rhodonoides)
This species is only found in southern arid areas of South Australia
Slider (Lerista timida) which has dropped the end of its tail, photographed at Brookfield (near Blanchetown) South Australia
Note the rear legs and toes
on this species!
Approximate distribution of
Slider (Lerista timida)
There are about 95 species in the Lerista genus found in Australia, and many of them look similar. They may be able to be identified by the number of fingers and toes, and some have fused transparent eye-shields that can not be opened. Other scalation differences are less obvious.
Slider (Lerista timida) has 3 fingers and 3 toes and has a fused transparent eye-shield.
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