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Kimberley Karst gecko

Kimberley Karst gecko (Gehyra girloorloo)
Southern Kimberley, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Gehyra girloorloo - Oliver, Bourke, Pratt, Doughty & Moritz, 2016
Pronunciation  geh-HY-rah   gir-loor-loo
Etymology  Gehyra: unknown.
girloorloo: "Girloorloo, pronounced gir-loor-loo, is a word the local Gooniyandi mob use for the limestone this species appears to be restricted to. This species name was suggested by elders from the Gooniyandi mob who speak for country on which this species occurs." (Oliver, Bourke, Pratt, Doughty & Moritz 2016)
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.3 cm
Clutch size
Average: 2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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