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Banded delma

banded delma (Delma desmosa)
Tanami Desert, Northern Territory
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Delma desmosa - Maryan, Aplin & Adams, 2007
Pronunciation  DELL-mah  
Etymology  Delma: apparently meaningless
desmosa: 'banded'.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Widespread in arid regions of central and Western Australia.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia


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