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Excitable Delma

Delma Tincta


Delma's are a genus of legless lizards found in Australia. I found this little guy under a log in Roma. The Excitable Delma is so named because it thrashes and jumps around when disturbed. I don't think it was too excited to see me... Although they have no legs, they do have tiny scaly flaps as modified back legs.


Wide variety of habitats, usually under logs or other debris.

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ShannaB 7 years ago

Gorgeous creature. I can't believe the stuff you find.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Cool spotting!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Ha! Great name.. I agree this one isn't living up to it.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 25, 2013
Submitted on Oct 25, 2013

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