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Mount Jukes broad-tailed gecko

Mount Jukes broad-tailed gecko (Phyllurus isis)
Mt Blackwood, Queensland
Photo © Angus McNab
Phyllurus isis - Couper, Covacevich & Moritz, 1993
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us   EYE-siss
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
isis: "Selected from Egyptian mythology (Mackenzie, 1978). The epithet is to be treated as a noun in apposition."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7.6 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Mt Blackwood and Mt Jukes, mid-east Queensland coast.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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