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New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko
Uvidicolus - Oliver & Bauer, 2011

Pronunciation:
 Etymology: 'from the Latin uvidus, meaning moist or humid, and -colus, dwelling in. In reference to the restricted range of this gecko in relatively mesic and cool highland areas of the central Great Dividing Range of eastern Australia.'1

Taxonomic notes:

This genus contains a species that was formerly placed within Underwoodisaurus.

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko (Uvidicolus sphyrurus) at 7 cm
 Longest Australian species: New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko (Uvidicolus sphyrurus) at 7 cm
Number of Australian species: 1
 

New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko (Uvidicolus sphyrurus)
Girraween, Queensland
Photo © Dan Lynch
New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko (Uvidicolus sphyrurus) distribution range map Uvidicolus sphyrurus
New England Tableland thick-tailed gecko
Year described
(Ogilby 1892)
Description

References
  1. Oliver, PM & Bauer, AM (2011). Systematics and evolution of the Australian knob-tail geckos (Nephrurus, Carphodactylidae, Gekkota): pleisomorphic grades and biome shifts through the Miocene. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 59(3):664-674.
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