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Southern spiny-tailed gecko

southern spiny-tailed gecko (Strophurus intermedius)
Pilliga, New South Wales
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Strophurus intermedius - (Ogilby, 1892)
Pronunciation  stroff-YUHR-uss   IN-terr-MAY-dee-uss
Etymology  Strophurus: 'turning-tail'
intermedius: 'intermediate'1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6.4 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


While generally not shown in field guides, this species is well-known from around Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The relationship of the central Australian and southern populations is unknown. The populations may be disjunct and may represent different species.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia


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