Pygopus lepidopodus (Lacepede, 1804)

LIV.2000.1.43
Large, legless lizard, robust with a blunt nose and conspicuous paddle-shaped flaps instead of hind limbs. Scales are matt above, glossy below, colour varies from uniform grey to reddish-brown above, sometimes with a pattern of black dashes or blotches in rows above the sides of the body and tail. Length up to 84 cm.