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Eastern beaked gecko

eastern beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura ormsbyi)
Westmar, Queensland
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Rhynchoedura ormsbyi - Wells & Wellington, 1985
Pronunciation  RINK-eh-DUR-ah   ORMS-bee-ee
Etymology  Rhynchoedura: 'beaked Oedura', referring to the beak-like snout of this genus' species, and the apparent similarity to another genus of gecko (Oedura).
ormsbyi: "Named for Anthony (Tony) Ormsby of Springwood, New South Wales, herpetologist and prominent Sydney divorce lawyer."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland


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