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Peppered-belly broad-tailed gecko

peppered-belly broad-tailed gecko (Phyllurus nepthys)
Eungella National Park, Queensland
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Phyllurus nepthys - Couper, Covacevich & Moritz, 1993
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us   NEPP-thease
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
nepthys: "Selected from Egyptian mythology (Mackenzie, 1978). The epithet is to be treated as a noun in apposition."1
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 10.3 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Clarke Range, including Eungella National Park.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland

Habitat

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