Common name: Pink-tailed Worm-lizard SVL: 150mm. Total length: 240mm
Endangered NSW and Victoria, Vulnerable Commonwealth.
Pink-tailed Worm-lizard one of thirteen species of worm-lizard (Aprasia) which burrow underground. It has a dark brown head and nape gradually merges with the pale grey or grey-brown body. The end half of its tail is pinkish/reddish-brown, and the longitudinal dark bar within each dorsal scale gives the impression of lines of dots along the body and tail. It is whitish below, with a rounded blunt snout, and its tail is nearly as long as its body. Distribution: Found in natural temperate grassland and woodland sites which have good rock cover and have remained undisturbed. It is currently known from a few locations on Nail Can Hill.
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