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King's three-toed slider

King's three-toed slider (Lerista kingi)
Lake Moore, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Lerista kingi - Smith & Adams, 2007
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   KING-ee
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
kingi: "After Denis King (1942-2002), contributor and Honourary Associate of the Herpetology Department of the Western Australian Museum for many years."2
Other names  Lerista muelleri 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3.7 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Widely distributed through southwestern Western Australia, including the wheatbelt.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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