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Midline knob-tailed gecko

midline knob-tailed gecko (Nephrurus vertebralis)
Leonora, Western Australia
Photo © Mark Sanders
Nephrurus vertebralis - Storr, 1963
Pronunciation  neff-RU-russ   ver-te-BRAH-liss
Etymology  Nephrurus: 'kidney tail'.
vertebralis: referring to the pale line down the back.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.3 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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