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Rochford slider

Rochford slider (Lerista rochfordensis)
Rochford Scrub, Queensland
Photo © Eric Vanderduys
Lerista rochfordensis - Amey & Couper, 2009
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   ROCK-ford-EN-siss
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
rochfordensis: 'from Rochford-(Scrub)', the type locality.
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6.4 cm
Species max: 8.2 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

North-eastern Queensland. Known only from Rochford Scrub and Boori Station, south-east of Charters Towers.2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland

Habitat

Dry rainforest. Specimens have been collected from lancewood and bendee vinescrub, and semi-evergreen vine thicket on sandy soil.2

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