Taxon profile


Hermite Island Worm-lizard
Aprasia rostrata Parker, 1956

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Pygopodidae »  genus Aprasia

Scientific synonyms

Aprasia repens rostrata Parker, 1956 o
Aprasia rostrata rostrata Parker, 1956
Aprasia rostrata fusca Storr, 1979
Aprasia fusca Storr, 1979

Other names

= Atomic Worm Lizard
= Exmouth Worm-lizard (Aprasia fusca)
= Monte Bello Worm-lizard
= Ningaloo Worm-lizard

Vulnerable VU

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [0abe5d16-4b60-4409-891e-1b99296f7a03]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aprasia rostrata Parker, 1956]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015

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