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Phyllurus platurus
Phyllurus platurus
Leaf-tailed Gecko
Photographer: R. Straatman
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1342 3162 2708 0109 (2007-09-04)

Copyright © 2007 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 1985
  • location   Kuranda, Queensland (Australia)
  • CalAcademy slide #   T119,900
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Leaf-tailed Gecko (Sam Bacchini )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Sam Bacchini    Nov 6, 2007

    Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Phyllurus platurus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Photo shows a leaf-tailed gecko with a locality of Australia. The genus Phyllurus is the only gecko in Australia with this characteristic. I believe this is P. platurus, but there are other species in the genus I am not familiar with that this could be."

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