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Prickly knob-tailed gecko

prickly knob-tailed gecko (Nephrurus asper)
Moranbah, Queensland
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Nephrurus asper - G√ľnther, 1876
Pronunciation  neff-RU-russ   ASS-per
Etymology  Nephrurus: 'kidney tail'.
asper: 'rough'.1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 11.5 cm
Clutch size
Average: 2
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Found in the following Australian states/territories



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