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Pascoe River Ring-tailed Gecko

Photo by Kieran Aland

Cyrtodactylus adorus

(Shea, Couper, Worthington Wilmer & Amey)

Etymology: From the Greek adoros (= pure, incorruptible), alluding to the evenly and straight banded coloration, unmarred by dark spotting, curves or irregular margins.

Distribution: Lower reaches of the Pascoe River, north-eastern Queensland.

Notes: Associated with rock outcrops and rocky drainage lines.

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