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Northern spotted velvet gecko

northern spotted velvet gecko (Oedura coggeri)
Undara Volcanic National Park, Queensland
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Oedura coggeri - Bustard, 1966
Pronunciation  oh-DUR-ah   COGG-err-ee
Etymology  Oedura: 'swollen tail', refering to the thick tail.
coggeri: after Hal Cogger, Australian herpetologist.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Rocky outcrops from Blackbraes National Park and the western slopes of the Paluma Range north to the Laura and Cooktown areas.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Rock inhabiting, being found on granite, sandstone, and limestone outcrops.

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