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Northern fat-tailed gecko

northern fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus hillii)
Daly River, Northern Territory
Photo © Brendan Schembri
Diplodactylus hillii - Longman, 1915
Pronunciation  DIP-low-DAK-till-us   HILL-ee-ee
Etymology  Diplodactylus: 'double-toe'.1
Other names  Diplodactylus conspicillatus 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.2 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


"Found in eastern and central 'Top End', from close to Darwin south as far as Elsey National Park"2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory


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