Pygopus lepidopodus (Lacepede, 1804)

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Description: 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.

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.

Place collected: Oceania: Australia: Western Australia
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SAURIA PYGOPODIDAE

Accession no: LIV.2000.1.41
Other number(s): 2000.1.40-43 [previous number]

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