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Einasleigh rock dtella

Einasleigh rock dtella (Gehyra einasleighensis)
Mingela, Queensland
Photo © Stephen Zozaya
Gehyra einasleighensis - Bourke, Pratt, Vanderduys & Moritz, 2017
Pronunciation  geh-HY-rah   EYE-nah-slee-ENN-siss
Etymology  Gehyra: unknown.
einasleighensis: "This species is named for the Einasleigh Uplands bioregion in which it occurs."
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 3.7 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Average: 2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

"Einasleigh Uplands bioregion in north-east Queensland. Known localities extend roughly across the base of Cape York Peninsula in a band from just east of Croydon in the west, to Petford in the east, and extend as far south as Mingela"

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland

Habitat

"associated with small boulders and rock rubble".
"rocky habitats east of the Gulf Plains region, where the flat treeless landscape changes to rolling stony hills, with areas of more complex sandstone. This species is often seen active on and around rocks at night, and can also be found sheltering beneath loose rocks during the day. This species is not generally seen on larger vertical rock faces that may be occupied by larger-bodied gecko species such as northern spotted velvet gecko (Oedura coggeri) Bustard 1966 and dubious dtella (Gehyra dubia) Macleay, 1877 in this region."

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