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Thick-tailed geckos
Underwoodisaurus - Wermuth, 1965

Pronunciation: UN-der-wood-ee-SORE-uss
Etymology: 'Underwood's lizard', after G. Underwood, British zoologist.

Taxonomic notes:

Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 2 out of 2 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: thick-tailed gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii) at 9.6 cm
 Longest Australian species: Pilbara barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus seorsus) at 10 cm
Number of Australian species: 2

thick-tailed gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii)
Cracow, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
thick-tailed gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii) distribution range map Underwoodisaurus milii
Thick-tailed gecko
Year described
(Bory de Saint-Vincent 1825)

Pilbara barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus seorsus)
Tom Price, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
Pilbara barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus seorsus) distribution range map Underwoodisaurus seorsus
Pilbara barking gecko
Year described
Doughty & Oliver 2011

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