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Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko

Saltuarius cornutus Image: Queensland Museum

Saltuarius cornutus

(Ogilby 1892)

Etymology: ‘Horned’ – presumably alluding to the sharply pointed tubercles along the back flanks.
Snout-vent length:  To 144 mm.

Distribution: Found in the Wet Tropics rainforests of north-eastern Queensland.

Habitat: Rainforest.

Conservation status: Least concern, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

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