Common name: Pink-tailed Worm-lizard
SVL: 150mm. Total length: 240mm
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.
MapsBlack Mountain Mount Mugga Mugga Cooleman Ridge Isaacs Ridge Pine Island to Point Hut Gigerline Nature Reserve Kinleyside The Pinnacle Uriarra Recreation Reserve Sherwood Forest Woodstock Nature Reserve Swamp Creek Bullen Range Tuggeranong Hill Mount Taylor Farrer Ridge Oakey Hill Lower Molonglo Mcquoids Hill Kambah Pool Urambi Hills Stony Creek Point Hut to Tharwa Molonglo River Park Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area Googong Foreshore Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Piney Ridge Ginninderry Conservation Corridor
Points of interestPoint 5215
PlacesIsaacs, ACT Wallaroo, NSW Gordon, ACT Stromlo, ACT Hackett, ACT Williamsdale, NSW Jerrabomberra, NSW Googong, NSW Royalla, NSW Gundaroo, NSW Torrens, ACT Kambah, ACT Karabar, NSW Belconnen, ACT Cooma, NSW Pearce, ACT Burra, NSW Holt, ACT Greenleigh, NSW Chifley, ACT Environa, NSW Dunlop, ACT Molonglo Valley, ACT Denman Prospect, ACT Molonglo, ACT Narrangullen, NSW Godfreys Creek, NSW
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