Range Extension for the Black-Headed Worm-Lizard, Aprasia Picturata (Squamata: Pygopodidae)
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The third capture of an Aprasia picturata increases its recorded geographical distribution in a northerly direction by approximately 250 km. This record may represent a new population or a range extension. If this record indicates a small disjunct population, and the species is already relatively rare, then there may be a case for affording it and its habitat special protection.