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Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko's population is considered severely fragmented and densities vary between sites.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko has a large, depressed, triangular head that is distinct from the neck and covered in small granules.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Only a small fraction of the Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko's suitable habitat is protected.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is not currently found in trade but is desirable and might well be targeted by collectors.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The rainforest-dependent Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is threatened by unmanaged burning and grazing that is severely fragmenting and destroying the remaining forest.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is thought to have similar reproduction as the broad-tailed gecko, mating until autumn and females storing sperm through winter.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko has the ability to regenerate its tail.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is endangered due to a low extent of occurrence, a severely fragmented distribution, and a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat as a...

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko appears to be completely forest dependent.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Gulbaru leaf-tailed geckos are small at 89 millimeters long.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Unlike other leaf-tailed geckos, the Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is narrow and cylindrical-shaped with a rostral scale partly divided by a midline groove.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko has no recognized subspecies.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Gulbaru leaf-tailed geckos are notable for their effective camouflage which is aided by the spiny tubercles that cover every body part.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is oviparous and produces young by means of 2 oval-shaped eggs that are hatched after they have been laid by the mother.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko inhabits subtropical/tropical moist lowland forests and seasonal/intermittent/irregular wetlands, such as rivers, streams, and creeks.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Gulbaru leaf-tailed geckos appear to be nocturnal with activity beginning soon after dark.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is terrestrial.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is a carnivorous animal and the bulk of this lizard's diet is primarily comprised of insects.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko was named after the Aboriginal name for the Paluma Range, "Gulbaru".

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Unlike most Phyllurus species, the Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko does not have a very flattened, leaf-shaped tail.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Extensive surveys in the southern Paluma Range of northeast Queensland has identified six subpopulations of 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.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is grey with irregular dark blotches, a pair of large, pale and dark splotches on the hips, and eight cream bands on the tail.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

Targeted surveys coupled with detailed morphological and molecular studies have advanced our knowledge of Gulbaru leaf-tailed geckos.

Gulbaru Leaf-Tailed Gecko

The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is a highly distinct species of leaf-tailed gecko in the small genus of Australian leaf-tailed geckos, Phyllurus.