There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

Iron Range Ring-tailed Gecko

Cyrtodactylus hoskini Photo by Kieran Aland

Cyrtodactylus hoskini

(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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