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Riverine leaf-tailed gecko

riverine leaf-tailed gecko (Phyllurus amnicola)
Mount Elliott, Queensland
Photo © Stephen Zozaya
Phyllurus amnicola - Hoskin, Couper, Schneider & Covacevich, 2000
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us   AMM-nee-KOH-lah
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
amnicola: "From the Latin 'dwelling by a river', a reference to the type locality."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 11.5 cm
Clutch size
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Found in the following Australian states/territories



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