Slender ringtail

Austrolestes analis (Rambur, 1842)

Having a relatively slender body compared to other species in the genus, Mature males are often pale blue and black although the strength of the blue may vary. Distinguished from other Austrolestes by the pattern on the upper thorax.

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What habitats does Austrolestes analis live in?

It is active through Spring to Autumn near lakes, slow flowing rivers and nearby vegetation

What is the distribution of Austrolestes analis?

It is found in south-western Western Australia, south-eastern South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.

How big does Austrolestes analis grow?

The abdomen is 3-3.2cm long

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