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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 Stromlo, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by HelenCross Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by TimotheeBonnet Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by Jwiles Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Lake George, NSW - 9 Sep 2021 by MPennay Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Chapman, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by milliekss Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 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 Holt, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by tpreston Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 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 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 Molonglo River Reserve - 13 Apr 2020 by jimoverall Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 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 Dunlop, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Dunlop, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 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 Hackett, ACT - 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 Googong, NSW - 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 Jerrabomberra, NSW - 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 Torrens, ACT - 18 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 18 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Torrens, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Torrens, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 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 Reserve - 2 Mar 2017 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Googong, NSW - 21 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 19 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 14 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Googong, NSW - 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 Reserve - 8 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 2 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Torrens, ACT - 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 Kambah, ACT - 26 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Pearce, ACT - 23 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Chifley, ACT - 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 Reserve - 14 Jan 1978 by wombey
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Stromlo, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by HelenCross
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by TimotheeBonnet
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by Jwiles
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Lake George, NSW - 9 Sep 2021 by MPennay
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Chapman, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by milliekss
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 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 Holt, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Holt, ACT - 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 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 Molonglo River Reserve - 13 Apr 2020 by jimoverall
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 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 Dunlop, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Dunlop, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by JasonC
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 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 Hackett, ACT - 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 Googong, NSW - 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 Jerrabomberra, NSW - 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 Torrens, ACT - 18 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 18 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Torrens, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Torrens, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 12 Sep 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 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 Reserve - 2 Mar 2017 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Googong, NSW - 21 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 6 Oct 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 19 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 14 Jan 2016 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Googong, NSW - 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 Reserve - 8 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Molonglo River Reserve - 2 Feb 2015 by RichardMilner
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Torrens, ACT - 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 Kambah, ACT - 26 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Pearce, ACT - 23 Sep 2011 by MatthewFrawley
Aprasia parapulchella (Pink-tailed Worm-lizard) at Chifley, ACT - 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 Reserve - 14 Jan 1978 by wombey
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