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Excitable Delma

Delma Tincta

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

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3 Comments

ShannaB
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.

NathBig
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NathBig

Queensland, Australia

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

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