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Brigalow beaked gecko

Brigalow beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura mentalis)
Mariala National Park region, Queensland
Photo © Angus McNab
Rhynchoedura mentalis - Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh, 2011
Pronunciation  RINK-eh-DUR-ah   men-TAHL-iss
Etymology  Rhynchoedura: 'beaked Oedura', referring to the beak-like snout of this genus' species, and the apparent similarity to another genus of gecko (Oedura).
mentalis: "mentalis refers to this species’ unique mental scale configuration within Rhynchoedura. Used as a noun in apposition."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Known from Longreach, Blackall and Mariala National Park.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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