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Intermediate bandy-bandy

intermediate bandy-bandy (Vermicella intermedia)
North Kimberley, Western Australia
Photo © Henry Cook
Vermicella intermedia - Keogh & Smith, 1996
Pronunciation  VER-mee-SELL-ah   IN-ter-MEE-dee-uh
Etymology  Vermicella: 'little worm'.
intermedia: "The specific name is in reference to the intermediate number of ventral scales, band number, band width, and relative body width when compared to the other species of Vermicella".1
Other names   
Total length
Species avg: 60 cm
Clutch size
Length and clutch size information comes from a variety of sources, but primarily from Shine (1991) and Cogger (2000).
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Kimberley region and Mitchell Plateau in WA. Darwin and Katherine areas in NT.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory, Western Australia


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