Delma haroldi STORR, 1987
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Delma haroldi?
|Higher Taxa||Pygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Unbanded Delma, Butler's Legless Lizard, Spinifex Snake-lizard|
|Synonym||Delma haroldi STORR 1987: 350|
Delma haroldi — MARYAN et al. 2007
Delma haroldi — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 130
|Distribution||Australia (SW North Territory, West Australia)|
Type locality: 1 km NNW Daroo, WA, in 22°41'S, 115°20'E. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: WAM R85094|
Synonymy: has been synonymized with D. butleri.
Diagnosis: A small Delma with two pairs of supranasals, fourth upper labial below eye, usually 16 midbody scale rows, and with very narrow pale bands on head and neck but no dark bands. Most like faintly patterned examples of D. borea but distinguishable by pale bands on head and neck being wavy (rather than straight), by additional pale band(s) on side of head between postocular and auricular bands, and by dark spot at apex of anterior dorsals.
|Etymology||After naturalist Gregory Harold, co-collector of the holotype.|
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