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Multi-pored gecko

multi-pored gecko (Gehyra multiporosa)
Mitchell Plateau, Western Australia
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Gehyra multiporosa - Doughty, Palmer, Sistrom, Bauer & Donnellan, 2012
Pronunciation  geh-HY-rah   MULL-tee-poor-OH-sah
Etymology  Gehyra: unknown.
multiporosa: Derived from multi (Latin) meaning ‘many’ and porus (Latinized from the Greek poros) meaning hole, in reference to the precloacal pores; thus, ‘many-pored’ in reference to the diagnostic character compared to its sister species G. occidentalis. Used as an adjective.1
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.1 cm
Species max: 5.5 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

North-west Kimberley region, usually within 100 km of the coast. "Mitchell Plateau to Walcott Inlet. Also occurs on many offshore islands from Cape Voltaire to Doubtful Bay, including most of the larger (>500 ha) islands in the Bonaparte Archipelago from Katers Island in the north through to Byam Martin Island in Camden Sound, and further south to Storr Island and an un-named island in the Doubtful Bay area."1

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia

Habitat

Largely in and around rock (sandstone and basalt), but also rainforest gullies and open woodland.1

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