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Excitable delma

excitable delma (Delma tincta)
Western Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
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Delma tincta - De Vis, 1888
Pronunciation  DELL-mah   TINK-tah
Etymology  Delma: apparently meaningless
tincta: painted or dyed.
Other names  psychopathic widespread-yet-obviously-complex painted delma
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.2 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


Recorded from the following parks/reserves

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