The Common Delma, Delma inornata, is a species of legless lizard. It is deep brown on the back and often has a yellow throat. It has a snout vent length of up to 110mm and its tail is longer than the head and body.
Photographer: Peter Robertson / Source: Wildlife Profiles Pty. Ltd.
Distribution and habitat
The Common Delma is distributed from the north east of Victoria through the western district to the Wimmera. It is commonly found in grassy areas.
It is a terrestrial species and feeds on small invertebrates. The females lay two eggs per clutch.
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