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Lyre-patterned slider

lyre-patterned slider (Lerista chordae)
Torrens Creek, Queensland
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Lerista chordae - Amey, Kutt & Hutchinson, 2005
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   CORD-ee
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
chordae: "Latin chordae, strings of a lyre, in reference to the thin black lines on the dorsum."2
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


From the vicinity of Torrens Creek, Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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