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1 Burton's Snake-lizard at Nanima, NSW

Lialis burtonis at Nanima, NSW - 6 Jan 2021
Lialis burtonis at Nanima, NSW - 6 Jan 2021
Lialis burtonis at Nanima, NSW - 6 Jan 2021
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Lialis burtonis 6 Jan 2021 WillO
Lialis burtonis 6 Jan 2021 81mv

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WillO wrote:
   6 Jan 2021
A really great record. Notice the obvious ear opening - so clearly not a snake. This specialised legless lizard catches small skinks and geckos - hence the snout shaped like a long-nosed set of pliers.
81mv wrote:
   6 Jan 2021
Thanks; he gave me a shock when I spotted him next to me while gardening, but quickly saw the head and scales were all wrong for a snake. This is the second one we’ve seen in 8 years on this property .

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Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Nanima, NSW - 28 Mar 2022 by 81mv Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 28 Mar 2022 by 81mv Hortophora biapicata (Orb-weaving Spider) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Mar 2022 by 81mv Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Nanima, NSW - 17 Jan 2022 by 81mv Pison sp. (genus) (Black mud-dauber wasp) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by 81mv Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by 81mv Russula sp. (Russula) at Nanima, NSW - 8 May 2021 by 81mv Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Feb 2021 by 81mv Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Feb 2021 by 81mv Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 30 Dec 2020 by 81mv Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 17 Oct 2020 by 81mv Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 17 Oct 2020 by 81mv Daviesia leptophylla (Slender Bitter Pea) at Nanima, NSW - 4 Oct 2020 by 81mv Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Nanima, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by 81mv Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Nanima, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by 81mv Platylobium montanum subsp. montanum at Nanima, NSW - 12 Sep 2020 by 81mv Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Nanima, NSW - 7 Sep 2020 by 81mv Macrolepiota sp. at Nanima, NSW - 18 Apr 2020 by 81mv Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Nanima, NSW - 15 Apr 2020 by 81mv Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Nanima, NSW - 25 Sep 2019 by 81mv Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Nanima, NSW - 9 Jun 2019 by 81mv Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Nanima, NSW - 2 Jun 2019 by 81mv Abantiades atripalpis (Bardee grub/moth, Rain Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 3 May 2019 by 81mv Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Apr 2019 by 81mv Medicago sativa (Lucerne, Alfalfa) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Mar 2019 by 81mv Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Apr 2018 by 81mv Lychas marmoreus (Little Marbled Scorpion) at Nanima, NSW - 27 Mar 2018 by 81mv Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Nanima, NSW - 8 Feb 2018 by 81mv Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Nanima, NSW - 10 Dec 2017 by 81mv Sminthopsis murina (Common Dunnart) at Nanima, NSW - 6 Dec 2017 by 81mv Patersonia sericea var. sericea (Silky Purple-flag) at Nanima, NSW - 11 Nov 2017 by 81mv Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Nanima, NSW - 10 Jan 2017 by 81mv Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Nanima, NSW - 2 Jul 2016 by 81mv Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Apr 2015 by 81mv Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Dec 2014 by 81mv Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Nov 2014 by 81mv Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Nov 2014 by 81mv Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Nanima, NSW - 30 Aug 2013 by 81mv Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Jan 2013 by 81mv
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Nanima, NSW - 28 Mar 2022 by 81mv
Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 28 Mar 2022 by 81mv
Hortophora biapicata (Orb-weaving Spider) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Mar 2022 by 81mv
Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Nanima, NSW - 17 Jan 2022 by 81mv
Pison sp. (genus) (Black mud-dauber wasp) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by 81mv
Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by 81mv
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by 81mv
Russula sp. (Russula) at Nanima, NSW - 8 May 2021 by 81mv
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Feb 2021 by 81mv
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Feb 2021 by 81mv
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 30 Dec 2020 by 81mv
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 17 Oct 2020 by 81mv
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 17 Oct 2020 by 81mv
Daviesia leptophylla (Slender Bitter Pea) at Nanima, NSW - 4 Oct 2020 by 81mv
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Nanima, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by 81mv
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Nanima, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by 81mv
Platylobium montanum subsp. montanum at Nanima, NSW - 12 Sep 2020 by 81mv
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Nanima, NSW - 7 Sep 2020 by 81mv
Macrolepiota sp. at Nanima, NSW - 18 Apr 2020 by 81mv
Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Nanima, NSW - 15 Apr 2020 by 81mv
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Nanima, NSW - 25 Sep 2019 by 81mv
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Nanima, NSW - 9 Jun 2019 by 81mv
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Nanima, NSW - 2 Jun 2019 by 81mv
Abantiades atripalpis (Bardee grub/moth, Rain Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 3 May 2019 by 81mv
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Apr 2019 by 81mv
Medicago sativa (Lucerne, Alfalfa) at Nanima, NSW - 16 Mar 2019 by 81mv
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Apr 2018 by 81mv
Lychas marmoreus (Little Marbled Scorpion) at Nanima, NSW - 27 Mar 2018 by 81mv
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Nanima, NSW - 8 Feb 2018 by 81mv
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Nanima, NSW - 10 Dec 2017 by 81mv
Sminthopsis murina (Common Dunnart) at Nanima, NSW - 6 Dec 2017 by 81mv
Patersonia sericea var. sericea (Silky Purple-flag) at Nanima, NSW - 11 Nov 2017 by 81mv
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Nanima, NSW - 10 Jan 2017 by 81mv
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Nanima, NSW - 2 Jul 2016 by 81mv
Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 3 Apr 2015 by 81mv
Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 1 Dec 2014 by 81mv
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Nov 2014 by 81mv
Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Nanima, NSW - 20 Nov 2014 by 81mv
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Nanima, NSW - 30 Aug 2013 by 81mv
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Nanima, NSW - 29 Jan 2013 by 81mv

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 6 Jan 2021 05:34 PM Recorded on
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