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Micro slider

micro slider (Lerista micra)
Shark Bay, Western Australia
Photo © Gina Barnett
Lerista micra - Smith & Adams, 2007
Pronunciation  ler-ISS-tah   MY-krah
Etymology  Lerista: apparently meaningless.1
micra: From the Greek mikros, meaning small and alluding to the small size of the species.2
Other names  Lerista muelleri 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Upper west coast of Western Australia, from Gnarloo, south to the Murchison River, inland to Carey Downs and Nerren Nerren Stations.2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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