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Broad-tailed gecko

broad-tailed gecko (Phyllurus platurus)
The Watagans, New South Wales
Photo © Henry Cook
Phyllurus platurus - (White, ex Shaw, 1790)
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us   plat-YOUR-uss
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
platurus: 'flat-tailed'.
Other names  Southern leaf-tailed gecko
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.5 cm
Clutch size
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