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Giant geckos
Pseudothecadactylus - Brongersma, 1936

Pronunciation: SUE-doh-THEE-kah-DAK-till-us
Etymology: 'false Thecadactylus ('cup-finger')', referring to another genus of geckos.

Taxonomic notes:

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 3 out of 3 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: northern giant cave gecko (Pseudothecadactylus lindneri) at 9.6 cm
 Longest Australian species: giant tree gecko (Pseudothecadactylus australis) at 12 cm
Number of Australian species: 3
 

giant tree gecko (Pseudothecadactylus australis)
Iron Range, Queensland
Photo © David Nelson
giant tree gecko (Pseudothecadactylus australis) distribution range map Pseudothecadactylus australis
Giant tree gecko
Year described
(G√ľnther 1877)
Description

western giant cave gecko (Pseudothecadactylus cavaticus)
Hunter River, Western Australia
Photo © Gunther Schmida
western giant cave gecko (Pseudothecadactylus cavaticus) distribution range map Pseudothecadactylus cavaticus
Western giant cave gecko
Year described
Cogger 1975
Description

northern giant cave gecko (Pseudothecadactylus lindneri)
Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
northern giant cave gecko (Pseudothecadactylus lindneri) distribution range map Pseudothecadactylus lindneri
Northern giant cave gecko
Year described
Cogger 1975
Description

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