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Mount Elliot Leaf-tailed Gecko

Phyllurus amnicola Image: Queensland Museum

Phyllurus amnicola

Hoskin, Couper, Schneider & Covacevich 2000

Etymology: 'Dwelling by a river'.

Snout-vent length:  To 103 mm.

Distribution: Only found on Mount Elliot, Bowling Green Bay NP (30 km SE of Townsville, north-eastern Queensland).

Habitat: Found amongst boulders in moist forest extending from the upper slopes of Mt Elliot.

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

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