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Oakview leaf-tailed gecko
Oakview State Forest, Queensland
Photo © Steve Wilson
Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
kabikabi: "Derived from Kabi Kabi (pronounced car-bee car-bee) to recognise the language group of the traditional owners of Oakview Forest Reserve. The name Kabi is derived from the traditional name Kav'ai or Kab'ai being the name for the native light grey bee and pronounced car-by."1 - Couper et al. (2008). A new species of Phyllurus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from the Kilkivan district of south-eastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 52(2):139-147.
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