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Thick-tailed gecko

thick-tailed gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii)
Cracow, Queensland
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Underwoodisaurus milii - (Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1825)
Pronunciation  UN-der-wood-ee-SORE-uss   MILL-ee-ee
Etymology  Underwoodisaurus: 'Underwood's lizard', after G. Underwood, British zoologist.
milii: after French naval commander P. Milius, a "lieutenant on the voyage of the Naturaliste and the GĂ©ographe."1
Other names  Barking gecko
Underwoodisaurus husbandi
Nephrurus milii
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.6 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia


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