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Chillagoe fine-lined slider

Chillagoe fine-lined slider (Lerista storri)
Talaroo Station, Queensland
Photo © Brendan Schembri
Lerista storri - Greer, McDonald & Lawrie, 1983
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   STORR-ee
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
storri: named after Glen Storr in recognition of his many contributions to the taxonomy of the genus. 2
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Chillagoe region. Populations from the Charters Towers region have been reassigned to vine-thicket fine-lined slider (Lerista cinerea). (Couper, Amey & Worthington Wilmer 2016)

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Inhabits leaf-litter and loose soil in vine thickets and open forest.2

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