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Pilbara barking gecko

Pilbara barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus seorsus)
Tom Price, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
Underwoodisaurus seorsus - Doughty & Oliver, 2011
Pronunciation  UN-der-wood-ee-SORE-uss   see-OR-suss
Etymology  Underwoodisaurus: 'Underwood's lizard', after G. Underwood, British zoologist.
seorsus: "seorsus is Latin for 'apart' or 'separate' in reference to the large distance between the distributions of U. seorsus sp. nov. and U. milii. Used as a noun in apposition."1
Other names  Underwoodisaurus milii 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 10 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


Rocky areas of the Hamersley Range.1

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