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Mackay Coast Leaf-tailed Gecko

Phyllurus ossa Image: Queensland Museum

Phyllurus ossa

Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993

Etymology: Named for Mount Ossa, the type locality.

Snout-vent length:  To 89 mm.

Distribution: Occurs in disjunct populations in the Proserpine/ Mackay area (Mount Ossa/Mount Charlton, Conway Range, Mount Dryander), mid –eastern Queensland.

Habitat: On boulders in rainforest.

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

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