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Rolfe's slider

Rolfe's slider (Lerista rolfei)
Mount Phillip Homestead, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Lerista rolfei - Smith & Adams, 2007
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   ROLFF-ee
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
rolfei: "Named for James ('Jim') Rolfe of the Department of Conservation and Land Management since 1984. Still digging pit traps; still contributing reptiles to the Western Australian Museum collections."2
Other names  Lerista muelleri 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


"From the Ashburton River Valley in the north and throughout the Gascoyne region."2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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