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Olkola slider skink

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Lerista anyara - Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer, 2019
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah  
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
anyara: "Anyara is an Olkola word for worm and is used for the area this species is found, possibly because of the presence of this species. Used at the suggestion and by the permission of the Olkola Aboriginal Corporation."
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7.7 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Kimba Plateau, Olkola National Park, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Open woodland on sandy soil.

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