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Cloudy stone gecko

cloudy stone gecko (Diplodactylus nebulosus)
Gairdner Range, Western Australi
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Diplodactylus nebulosus - Doughty & Oliver, 2013
Pronunciation  DIP-low-DAK-till-us   neb-you-LOW-suss
Etymology  Diplodactylus: 'double-toe'.1
nebulosus: "nebulosus is derived from the Latin nebula, meaning ‘cloud’, owing to the large irregular blotches on the dorsum that resemble billowing clouds. Used as a noun in apposition."2
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.6 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Found on harder substrates inland of the coastal sandplain in the southern portion of the western coast of Australia.2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia

Habitat

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