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Side-striped fine-lined slider

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Lerista vittata - Greer, McDonald & Lawrie, 1983
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah  
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
vittata: from the Latin for stripe, in reference to the dark lateral stripe of this species.2
Other names  Mount Cooper striped lerista
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Recorded from Mount Cooper Station, south of Charters Towers. Populations from the vicinity of Blackbraes National Park have been reassigned to leaden-bellied fine-line slider (Lerista vanderduysi) (Couper, Amey & Worthington Wilmer 2016).

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Leaf-litter and loose soil in semi-evergreen vine thickets.2

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