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Gulbaru gecko

Gulbaru gecko (Phyllurus gulbaru)
Hervey Range, Queensland
Photo © David Fischer
Phyllurus gulbaru - Hoskin, Couper & Schneider, 2003
Pronunciation  fill-YOUR-us  
Etymology  Phyllurus: 'leaf tail', refering to the distinctive shape of the tails of the original species in this genus.
gulbaru: "'Gulbaru' is the Aboriginal language name for the Paluma Range...The epithet is to be treated as a noun in apposition."1
Other names  Paluma Range leaf-tailed gecko
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Known only from a few sites at the southern end of the Paluma Range in Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



Found in rocky rainforest gullies.

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