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Brigalow scaly-foot
Paradelma - Kinghorn, 1926

Pronunciation: PAH-rah-DELL-mah
Etymology: 'next-to Delma' - Delma is another genus of legless lizards.

Taxonomic notes:

Genus created in 1926.1

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: Brigalow scaly-foot (Paradelma orientalis) at 19.7 cm
 Longest Australian species: Brigalow scaly-foot (Paradelma orientalis) at 19.7 cm
Number of Australian species: 1
 

Brigalow scaly-foot (Paradelma orientalis)
Moranbah, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Brigalow scaly-foot (Paradelma orientalis) distribution range map Paradelma orientalis
Brigalow scaly-foot
Year described
(G√ľnther 1876)
Description
Body is greyish-brown, with a paler belly. The head and neck are dark, with a pale blotch on the nape.

References
  1. Kinghorn, JR (1926). A brief review of the family Pygopodidae. Rec. Aust. Mus, 15:40-64.
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