Delma tealei MARYAN, APLIN & ADAMS, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Delma tealei?
|Higher Taxa||Pygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||North West Cape Delma|
|Synonym||Delma tealei MARYAN, APLIN & ADAMS 2007|
Delma tealei — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia)|
Type locality: Charles Knife Road, Cape Range, Western Australia (22° 07’ 08’’ S, 114° 03’ 44’’ E).
|Types||Holotype: WAM 153811|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis: A moderately small species of Delma (SVL up to 88mm) with modally 14 midbody scales, two pairs of supranasals and relatively plain colouration apart from variegated ventrolateral scales on forebody. Adults lack any trace of dark markings on head or neck. Differs from the otherwise similar D.boreain lower modal midbody scale count, typically the third supralabial positioned below the eye, absence of pattern on head and neck in adults and longer hindlimb flaps in both sexes.|
|Etymology||named after Roy Teale, recognizing his contributions to Australian natural history.|