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Northern beaked gecko

northern beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura sexapora)
Southern Ningbings, Western Australia
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Rhynchoedura sexapora - Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh, 2011
Pronunciation  RINK-eh-DUR-ah   SEX-ah-PORE-ah
Etymology  Rhynchoedura: 'beaked Oedura', referring to the beak-like snout of this genus' species, and the apparent similarity to another genus of gecko (Oedura).
sexapora: "sexapora is derived from the Latin sex (six) and porus (pore), referring to the condition of the pre-anal pores. Used as an adjective: 'six-pored'."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.85 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia, Northern Territory


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