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Hobson's fine-lined slider

Hobson's fine-lined slider (Lerista hobsoni)
Pentland, Queensland
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Lerista hobsoni - Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer, 2016
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   HOBB-son-ee
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
hobsoni: "Named for Rodney Grant Hobson of the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, for his significant contribution to the understanding and conservation of Queensland’s reptile fauna." (Couper, Amey & Worthington Wilmer 2016)
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the Upper Burdekin drainage basin

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Open forest.

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