Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is the most northerly member of its genus and is endemic to Patterson Gorge in the extreme southern Paluma Range of northeast Queensland, Australia.

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is the most northerly member of the genus Phyllurus.

This gecko is endemic to Patterson Gorge in the extreme southern Paluma Range of northeast Queensland, Australia, 37 kilometers northwest of Townsville. Individuals have been collected at Palm Tree Creek (19°20′S, 146°28′E) and on an unnamed tributary of Black River (19°17′S, 146°29′E).

Surveys in the rainforest to the north and south of Patterson Gorge have failed to locate this species.


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Sources | (Hoskin, 2018; Hoskin, Couper, & Schneider, 2003; Uetz, Freed, Hošek, 2020; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2019)

 

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