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Aprasia parapulchella

Pink-tailed Worm-lizard

Common name: Pink-tailed Worm-lizard

SVL: 150mm. Total length: 240mm

Endangered

Pink-tailed Worm-lizard one of thirteen species of worm-lizard (Aprasia) which burrow underground. It has a dark brown head and nape gradually merges with the pale grey or grey-brown body. The end half of its tail is pinkish/reddish-brown, and the longitudinal dark bar within each dorsal scale gives the impression of lines of dots along the body and tail. It is whitish below, with a rounded blunt snout, and its tail is nearly as long as its body.

Distribution: Found in natural temperate grassland and woodland sites which have good rock cover and have remained undisturbed.

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Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 25 Mar 2021 by DebK Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AaronClausen Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AaronClausen Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 27 Oct 2020 by tpreston Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 27 Sep 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 28 Aug 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 28 Aug 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Dunlop, ACT - 25 Jun 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Lower Molonglo - 13 Apr 2020 by jimoverall Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Piney Ridge - 11 Nov 2019 by AaronClausen Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by AaronClausen Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gundaroo, NSW - 7 Nov 2019 by MPennay Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Sep 2019 by Harrisi Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gordon, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by NadiaDannatt Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Black Mountain - 12 Jan 2019 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gundaroo, NSW - 25 Nov 2018 by MPennay Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wallaroo, NSW - 18 Oct 2018 by RobSpeirs Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 18 Sep 2018 by Wandiyali Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gundaroo, NSW - 27 May 2018 by MPennay Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 22 Nov 2017 by Wandiyali Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 18 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Lower Molonglo - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Sep 2017 by MichaelMulvaney Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 2 Mar 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 21 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 19 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 14 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 12 Nov 2015 by Wandiyali Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Belconnen, ACT - 26 Mar 2015 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 8 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 2 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Kambah, ACT - 3 Oct 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 26 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 23 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 19 Aug 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Googong, NSW - 5 Oct 2010 by RobSpeirs Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 5 Aug 1978 by wombey Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 14 Jan 1978 by wombey
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 25 Mar 2021 by DebK
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AaronClausen
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AaronClausen
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 27 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 27 Sep 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 28 Aug 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 28 Aug 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Dunlop, ACT - 25 Jun 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Lower Molonglo - 13 Apr 2020 by jimoverall
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Piney Ridge - 11 Nov 2019 by AaronClausen
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by AaronClausen
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gundaroo, NSW - 7 Nov 2019 by MPennay
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Ginninderry - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Sep 2019 by Harrisi
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gordon, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by NadiaDannatt
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Black Mountain - 12 Jan 2019 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gundaroo, NSW - 25 Nov 2018 by MPennay
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wallaroo, NSW - 18 Oct 2018 by RobSpeirs
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 18 Sep 2018 by Wandiyali
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Gundaroo, NSW - 27 May 2018 by MPennay
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 22 Nov 2017 by Wandiyali
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 18 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Lower Molonglo - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Sep 2017 by MichaelMulvaney
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 2 Mar 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 21 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 19 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 14 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 12 Nov 2015 by Wandiyali
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Belconnen, ACT - 26 Mar 2015 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 8 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 2 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Kambah, ACT - 3 Oct 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 26 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 23 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 19 Aug 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Googong, NSW - 5 Oct 2010 by RobSpeirs
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Mount Taylor - 5 Aug 1978 by wombey
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Park - 14 Jan 1978 by wombey

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