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Delma molleri LÜTKEN, 1863

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Higher TaxaPygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Gulfs Delma 
SynonymDelma Mölleri LÜTKEN 1863: 296
Delma molleri — KLUGE 1974: 105
Delma molleri — KLUGE 1993
Delma molleri — COGGER 2000: 290
Delma molleri — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: unknown, restricted to one mi NE of Tea Tree Gully, S. A. by Kluge (1974).  
TypesHolotype: ZMUC (also as UZM) R3503 
CommentHabitat: The lizard has been recorded from a variety of habitats ranging from grassland to woodland beneath rocks, timber and rubbish (Shea, 1991).

Limb morphology: Limbless. 
  • Andrews, Robin M. A 2019. Flap-Footed Lizards (Gekkota: Pygopodidae) Have Forelimbs, Albeit During Embryonic Development. Journal of Herpetology 53 (3): 252-256 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Kluge, Arnold G. 1976. Phylogenetic relationships in the lizard family Pygopodidae: an evaluation of theory, methods and data. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (152): 1-72 - get paper here
  • Lütken, C. 1863. Nogle nye krybdyr og padder. Videnskabelige Meddelelser f ra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn (20—22): 292—311
  • Shea, G. M. 1991. Revisionary notes on the genus Delma (Squamata: Pygopodidae) in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Rec. South Austral. Mus. 25: 71-90 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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