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Limestone Range velvet gecko

Limestone Range velvet gecko (Oedura murrumanu)
Oscar Range, Western Australia
Photo © Ray Lloyd
Oedura murrumanu - Oliver, Laver, Melville & Doughty, 2014
Pronunciation  oh-DUR-ah   moo-roo-mah-noo
Etymology  Oedura: 'swollen tail', refering to the thick tail.
murrumanu: "'Murru manu' ('u' pronouced as 'oo') is the word for gecko in the language of the Bunuba people of the south-west Kimberley. This new species is probably entirely restricted to the traditional lands of the Bunuba."1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 10.3 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Oscar Range, Western Australia.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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