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Sharp-blazed three-toed slider

sharp-blazed three-toed slider (Lerista clara)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
Lerista clara - Smith & Adams, 2007
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   CLAR-ah
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
clara: "Latin for clear, alluding to the sharp-edged prominent upper lateral stripe which contrasts strongly with the white flanks."2
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Coast and hinterland from Anna Plains in the north, south to Burrup Peninsula. Also found on many islands off the Pilbara coast, and from Burrup Peninsula south to North West Cape.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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