Granite Leaf-tailed Gecko

Saltuarius wyberba Image: Queensland Museum

Saltuarius wyberba

Couper, Schneider & Covacevich 1997

Etymology: Wyberba is a rail-siding on the western boundary of Girraween National Park. The name is reported to be of Aboriginal origin, and said to mean ‘at the end of the mountain'.

Snout-vent length:  To 108 mm.

Distribution: South-eastern Queensland and northern New South Wales, extending from the Warwick area south to the Mann River Nature Reserve.

Habitat: Granite outcrops.

Conservation status: Least concern, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service; Protected, Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW).

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