Delma grayii SMITH, 1849
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|Higher Taxa||Pygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Side-barred Delma, Gray's Legless Lizard|
|Synonym||Delma grayii SMITH 1849|
Delma grayii — KLUGE 1974: 94
Delma grayii — KLUGE 1993
Delma grayii — COGGER 2000: 288
Delma grayii — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (West Australia)|
Type locality: interior of Southern Africa (in error), restricted to Australia by Gray (1867); further restricted to Kalamunda National Park, 13 mi E Perth, W. A. by Kluge (1974). Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: BMNH 1922.214.171.124|
|Comment||Broadly sympatric with Delma fraseri.|
|Etymology||Named after British zoologist John Edward Gray (1800 – 1875), Keeper of Zoology at the British Museum in London from 1840 until 1874, although he started working at the museum in 1824.|
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