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Clouded gecko

clouded gecko (Amalosia jacovae)
Lamington Plateau, Queensland
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Amalosia jacovae - (Couper, Keim & Hoskin, 2007)
Pronunciation  AMM-ah-LOWS-ee-ah  
Etymology  Amalosia: tender, soft.1
jacovae: "for Jeanette Adelaide Covacevich, a former senior curator at the Queensland Museum, for her many contributions to Australian herpetology. The authors also recognise Jeanette as a prominent figure in Queensland conservation, particularly her efforts to preserve the unique character of North Stradbroke Island where O. jacovae sp. nov. occurs in open forest communities."ref>couper2007nvg
Other names  Oedura jacovae 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland, New South Wales


Mainly arboreal. Found in dry, open eucalypt forest; coastal woodlands and heaths; rocky outcrops; urban areas near bushland.2

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