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Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Reptilia

Order:

Squamata

Infraorder:

Gekkota

Family:

Pygopodidae

 

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Common Name (Internal Link)

Scientific Name (External Link)

Distribution

Marble-faced Legless lizard

Delma australis

NSW, NT, SA, Vic, WA

Rusty-topped Delma

Delma borea

NT, Qld, SA(?), WA

* Unbanded Delma and Neck-barred Delma

Delma butleri

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA, Vic,

Neck-barred Delma = Unbanded Delma

Delma haroldi (invalid name- see Delma butleri)

NT, WA

Sharp-snouted Delma

Delma nasuta

NSW(?), NT, Qld, SA, WA

Peace Delma

Delma pax

NT, WA

Excitable Delma

Delma tincta

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Burton's Legless Lizard

Lialis burtonis

NSW, ACT, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Bronzeback

Ophidiocephalus taeniatus

NT, SA

Black-headed or Western Scaly-foot

Pygopus nigriceps

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic?, WA

Eastern Hooded Scaly-foot

Pygopus schraderi

NT, Qld, WA, SA, Vic

Northern Hooded Scaly-foot

Pygopus steelescotti

NT, Qld, WA

 

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)



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