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Border beaked gecko

border beaked gecko (Rhynchoedura angusta)
Isisford, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Rhynchoedura angusta - Pepper, Doughty, Hutchinson and Keogh, 2011
Pronunciation  RINK-eh-DUR-ah   ann-GUSS-tah
Etymology  Rhynchoedura: 'beaked Oedura', referring to the beak-like snout of this genus' species, and the apparent similarity to another genus of gecko (Oedura).
angusta: "angusta is Latin for narrow/constricted, in reference to the narrow north-south distribution of this species. Used as a noun in apposition. Also in reference to Angus Emmott for his contribution to herpetology, and the collection locality of the northernmost extent of this species on his Noonbah Station property in Queensland."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia


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