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 Bullen Range Cooleman Ridge Farrer Ridge Gigerline Nature Reserve Ginninderry Conservation Corridor Googong Foreshore Isaacs Ridge Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Kambah Pool Kinleyside Lower Molonglo Mcquoids Hill Molonglo River Reserve Mount Mugga Mugga Mount Taylor Oakey Hill Pine Island to Point Hut Piney Ridge Point Hut to Tharwa Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Sherwood Forest Stony Creek Swamp Creek The Pinnacle Tuggeranong Hill Urambi Hills Uriarra Recreation Reserve Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area Woodstock Nature Reserve
Points of interestPoint 5215
PlacesBelconnen, ACT Burra, NSW Chapman, ACT Chifley, ACT Cooma, NSW Denman Prospect, ACT Dunlop, ACT Environa, NSW Godfreys Creek, NSW Googong, NSW Gordon, ACT Greenleigh, NSW Gundaroo, NSW Hackett, ACT Holt, ACT Isaacs, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Kambah, ACT Karabar, NSW Lake George, NSW Molonglo Valley, ACT Molonglo, ACT Narrangullen, NSW Pearce, ACT Royalla, NSW Stromlo, ACT Torrens, ACT Wallaroo, NSW Williamsdale, NSW
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