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Mount Surprise slider

Mount Surprise slider (Lerista storri)
Mount Surprise region, Queensland
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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


Known only from the Mount Surprise region.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



In loose soil under debris (e.g., rocks, logs) in open woodland.

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