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Pascoe River ring-tailed gecko

Pascoe River ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus adorus)
Pascoe River area, Queensland
Photo © Conrad Hoskin
Cyrtodactylus adorus - Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey, 2011
Pronunciation  SIR-toe-DAK-till-us   add-DOR-uss
Etymology  Cyrtodactylus: 'curved-toe'
adorus: From the Greek adoros, meaning pure or incorruptible, and "alluding to the evenly and straight banded coloration, unmarred by dark spotting, curves or irregular margins."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 12 cm
Species max: 12.3 cm
Female avg: 11.1 cm
Male avg: 10.9 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Known only from the lower reaches of the Pascoe River, Queensland.1

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Granite outcrops and boulders.

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