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LINED WORM-LIZARD
also called
the Striated Worm-lizard
or Pretty Snake-lizard

Aprasia striolata
This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Cherry Gardens in the Mt. Lofty Rages near Adelaide, South Australia
This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Cherry Gardens in the Mt. Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, South Australia


  Approximate distribution of the Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) map
Approximate distribution of the Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata)



This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Flagstaff Hill near Adelaide, South Australia

Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) is a very small species which is often found under rocks.
The amount of striping may vary in one area as well as vary geographically.

This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Flagstaff Hill near Adelaide, South Australia
This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Flagstaff Hill near Adelaide, South Australia

This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Cherry Gardens in the Mt. Lofty Rages near Adelaide, South Australia
This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Cherry Gardens in the Mt. Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, South Australia

This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Cherry Gardens in the Mt. Lofty Rages near Adelaide, South Australia
This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Cherry Gardens in the Mt. Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, South Australia


This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed at Bellevue Heights near Adelaide, South Australia

This is a fairly common species in some areas.

This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed in the Mt. Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, South Australia
This Adult Lined Worm-lizard (Aprasia striolata) was photographed in the Mt. Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, South Australia

May be confused with the Striped Legless Lizard (Delma impar) which grows much larger.

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