Lerista borealis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Scincidae

Scientific Name: Lerista borealis Storr, 1971
Common Name(s):
English Inland Kimberley Slider

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2017-02-20
Assessor(s): Cogger, H. & Shea, G.
Reviewer(s): Bowles, P.
Contributor(s): Woods, C. & Macdonald, S.M, Meiri, S.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Cox, N.A.
This species is listed as Least Concern, in view of its wide range, there are no significant threats, and the population is not believed to be substantially declining.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia and the far western Northern Territory (Cogger 2014, Macdonald 2016).
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Northern Territory, Western Australia)
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Population [top]

Population:It is a locally common species with a generally stable population.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in woodlands and semi-arid shrubands, favouring areas with sandy soils (Cogger 2014). It is a burrowing species found in loose sandy soil and leaf litter.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species does not appear to be used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is unlikely that this species is facing any major threats throughout its range. Trampling of habitat by cattle may be a localized threat at some sites.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not listed as of conservation concern, and occurs in multiple reserves throughout its range (Atlas of Living Australia 2015).

Citation: Cogger, H. & Shea, G. 2017. Lerista borealis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T109475084A109475127. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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