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Western clawless gecko

Western clawless gecko (Crenadactylus occidentalis)
Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Crenadactylus occidentalis - Doughty, Ellis & Oliver, 2016
Pronunciation  KREN-ah-DAK-till-us  
Etymology  occidentalis: "The specific name occidentalis (Latin) refers to the western distribution of this species." (Doughty, Ellis & Oliver 2016)
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

"Occurs on the Carnarvon coast of Western Australia from areas inland of Geraldton in the south, extending north through Kalbarri, Shark Bay and to the southern part of the North West Cape at Yardie Creek" (Doughty, Ellis & Oliver 2016)

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia

Habitat

"spinifex and coastal dune vegetation such as shrubs, Acacia and Banksia. Occasionally collected from under tin and limestone slabs." (Doughty, Ellis & Oliver 2016)

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