Search AROD:
AROD > Reptiles / Squamata / Gekkonidae / Saltuarius / Kate's leaf-tailed gecko

<- Saltuarius moritzi ->   <- Saltuarius eximius ->  

Kate's leaf-tailed gecko

Kate's leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius kateae)
Wyan, New South Wales
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Saltuarius kateae - Couper, Sadlier, Shea & Worthington Wilmer, 2008
Pronunciation  SALT-you-ARE-ee-uss   KAY-tee
Etymology  Saltuarius: "From the Latin - 'keeper of the forest'."1
kateae: "For Kate Couper for her ongoing support during the field component of this project."2
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.85 cm
Species max: 10.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Northern New South Wales. East of the Clarence River at the southern end of the Richmond Range.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales


Sandstone escarpments in open forest.

Notes and disclaimer
This information may not be complete. While all care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in this page, primary sources should always be consulted for definitive information. Animals have an endearing habit of disobeying the rules, so the information on this page should be interpreted with a degree of flexibility.
The author and site operator accepts no responsibility for any losses or damages incurred through using this web site or the information contained herein. Don't get bitten by anything!
This page may be cited as:
  Saltuarius kateae at the Australian Reptile Online Database. Last updated 2017-06-14 14:14:22.
  Retrieved from on the 16th of September, 2021.
Before citing information contained in AROD, please read our Citing AROD page.

Copyright notice
This page, its content and layout are copyright © 2007-2021 Stewart Macdonald / Ug Media, unless otherwise stated.
All photographs in The Australian Reptile Online Database are © the photographer and may not be reproduced in any form without the express written consent of the photographer.
No part of The Australian Reptile Online Database may be reproduced without written permission from Stewart Macdonald.
AROD | Reptile Info | About | Contact | In the wild | Reviews