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Giant tree gecko

giant tree gecko (Pseudothecadactylus australis)
Iron Range, Queensland
Photo © David Nelson
Pseudothecadactylus australis - (G√ľnther, 1877)
Pronunciation  SUE-doh-THEE-kah-DAK-till-us   oss-TRAH-liss
Etymology  Pseudothecadactylus: 'false Thecadactylus ('cup-finger')', referring to another genus of geckos.
australis: 'southern', or more generally referring to Australia.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 12 cm
Clutch size
Average: 2
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Found in the following Australian states/territories



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