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Legless LizardLialis burtonis

Burton's Snake-lizard at Nanima, NSW

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Lialis burtonis at Nanima, NSW - 18 Nov 2015
Lialis burtonis at Nanima, NSW - 18 Nov 2015

Identification history

Legless Lizard Lialis burtonis 3 Feb 2018 WillO
Legless Lizard Lialis burtonis 3 Feb 2018 81mv

1 comment

WillO wrote:
   3 Feb 2018
This is is a very good record. An uncommon to rare legless lizard in our region although very widespread in Australia. Burton's legless lizard preys on small lizards - and has a head shaped like a pair of pointy pliers to help it hold the prey.

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Nearby Sightings

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Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Nanima, NSW - 4 Feb 2018 Antechinus flavipes (Yellow-footed Antechinus) at Nanima, NSW - 9 Aug 2015 Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Apr 2015 Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Dec 2014 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Nov 2014 Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 21 Nov 2014 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Nanima, NSW - 31 Aug 2014 Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013 Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013 Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Nanima, NSW - 19 Oct 2013 Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Oct 2013 Scolopendra sp. (genus) (Centipede) at Nanima, NSW - 31 Aug 2013 Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) at Nanima, NSW - 14 Apr 2013 Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Nanima, NSW - 8 Feb 2013 Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Jan 2013 Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Jan 2013
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Nanima, NSW - 4 Feb 2018
Antechinus flavipes (Yellow-footed Antechinus) at Nanima, NSW - 9 Aug 2015
Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Apr 2015
Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Dec 2014
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Nov 2014
Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 21 Nov 2014
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Nanima, NSW - 31 Aug 2014
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013
Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Oct 2013
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Nanima, NSW - 19 Oct 2013
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Oct 2013
Scolopendra sp. (genus) (Centipede) at Nanima, NSW - 31 Aug 2013
Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) at Nanima, NSW - 14 Apr 2013
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Nanima, NSW - 8 Feb 2013
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Jan 2013
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Jan 2013

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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