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Excitable Delma
Delma tincta
Family :"Legless Lizards"
Description :Body 8cm. Tail 3 times longer. Grey to brown with dark bands on head. Legless lizard with well developed hindlimb flaps and conspicuous ear openings. Lays two eggs. Found under rocks and logs. Sometimes burrows underground.
Typical Habitat :Ranges from wet coastal forest to the arid interior.
Distribution :Northern Australia
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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