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Pinnacles Leaf-tailed Gecko

Pinnacles Leaf-tailed Gecko (Phyllurus pinnaclensis)
Townsville region, Queensland
Photo © Lorenzo Bertola
Phyllurus pinnaclensis - Hoskin, Bertola, & Higgie, 2019
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us   PIN-ah-kull-ENN-siss
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
pinnaclensis: "From (the) Pinnacles", after the rock formation that is home to the only known population of this species.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


The Pinnacles, near Townsville in Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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