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Lerista occulta - Smith & Adams, 2007
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   oh-KULL-tah
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
occulta: "Latin for hidden, alluding to the fact that the relatively few L. occulta remained undetected among several hundred L. micra until identified by allozyme electrophoresis of Aplin, Adams and Cowan."2
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Flats along the western face of the Kennedy Range, and in the vicinity of Gascoyne Junction.2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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