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Oakview leaf-tailed gecko

Oakview leaf-tailed gecko (Phyllurus kabikabi)
Oakview State Forest, Queensland
Photo © Steve Wilson
Phyllurus kabikabi - Couper, Hamlin & Hoskin, 2008
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us   KAA-bee-KAA-bee
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
kabikabi: "Derived from Kabi Kabi (pronounced car-bee car-bee) to recognise the language group of the traditional owners of Oakview Forest Reserve. The name Kabi is derived from the traditional name Kav'ai or Kab'ai being the name for the native light grey bee and pronounced car-by."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Known only from one population near the town of Kilkivan, Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Rocky outcrops in moist semi-evergreen vine thickets.

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