Iron Range Ring-tailed Gecko
Photo by Kieran Aland
(Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey)
Etymology: Named for Dr Conrad Hoskin whose work on rainforest frogs and reptiles played an important role in recognising the significance of rock landscapes (lithorefugia) for preserving ancient rainforest lineages, a concept that is well illustrated by the distribution of Australian Cyrtodactylus species.
Distribution: Iron Range and the William Thompson Range, north-eastern Queensland.
Notes: Associated with large granite boulders in predominantly open forest.
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