Search AROD:
AROD > Reptiles / Squamata / Gekkonidae / Diplodactylus / Ranges stone gecko

<- Diplodactylus galaxias ->   <- Diplodactylus fulleri ->  

Ranges stone gecko

ranges stone gecko (Diplodactylus furcosus)
Burra region, South Australia
Photo © Jordan de Jong
Diplodactylus furcosus - Peters, 1863
Pronunciation  DIP-low-DAK-till-us   fur-KOH-suss
Etymology  Diplodactylus: 'double-toe'.1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5 cm
Species max: 5.8 cm
Clutch size
Average: 2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


The southern interior of South Australia, from the western margin of the Gawler Ranges around Minnipa and Wirrulla, through the Gawler and Middleback Ranges to the Flinders and Mount Lofty Ranges, extending east to the Murray River, and along the northern margin of the Murray into the far west of New South Wales.2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

South Australia, New South Wales


Associated with rocky areas or bare stony soils; few records from sandy areas.2

Notes and disclaimer
This information may not be complete. While all care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in this page, primary sources should always be consulted for definitive information. Animals have an endearing habit of disobeying the rules, so the information on this page should be interpreted with a degree of flexibility.
The author and site operator accepts no responsibility for any losses or damages incurred through using this web site or the information contained herein. Don't get bitten by anything!
This page may be cited as:
  Diplodactylus furcosus at the Australian Reptile Online Database. Last updated 2017-06-13 13:57:38.
  Retrieved from on the 26th of October, 2020.
Before citing information contained in AROD, please read our Citing AROD page.

Copyright notice
This page, its content and layout are copyright © 2007-2020 Stewart Macdonald / Ug Media, unless otherwise stated.
All photographs in The Australian Reptile Online Database are © the photographer and may not be reproduced in any form without the express written consent of the photographer.
No part of The Australian Reptile Online Database may be reproduced without written permission from Stewart Macdonald.
AROD | Reptile Info | About | Contact | In the wild | Reviews