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Leaden-bellied fine-line slider

leaden-bellied fine-line slider (Lerista vanderduysi)
Lynd, Queensland
Photo © Eric Vanderduys
Lerista vanderduysi - Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer, 2016
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   VAN-der-dice-ee
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
vanderduysi: "Named for Eric Vanderduys, CSIRO, for his contributions to Queensland herpetology. Eric has had a long-standing interest in this species and helped to collect the type series. Pronounced Vander – dice – i." (Couper, Amey & Worthington Wilmer 2016)
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Blackbraes National Park region.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Typically found in semi-evergreen vine thickets.

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