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McIlwraith ring-tailed gecko

McIlwraith ring-tailed gecko (Cyrtodactylus pronarus)
McIlwraith Range, Queensland
Photo © Michael Anthony
Cyrtodactylus pronarus - Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey, 2011
Pronunciation  SIR-toe-DAK-till-us   pro-NAHR-uss
Etymology  Cyrtodactylus: 'curved-toe'
pronarus: From the Greek pro = before and naros = flowing, "alluding to the blending of the anterior edge of the dark body bands with the preceding pale interspaces."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 13 cm
Species max: 13.2 cm
Female avg: 12.5 cm
Male avg: 11.9 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


McIlwraith Range, Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Granite boulders.

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