Diplodactylus conspicillatus

Diplodactylus conspicillatus

Diplodactylus conspicillatus

(Fat-tailed Diplodactylus, Fat-tailed Gecko)

FAMILY

Gekkonidae

Species

Diplodactylus conspicillatus

Common name

Fat-tailed Diplodactylus, Fat-tailed Gecko

Main colour

Pale fawn, to dark brown with darker flecks

Body size

Snout to vent 6.5 cm, tail 4 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This gecko will occasionally be seen sunning itself on bare open ground, chiefly found in drier areas of the country. The brownish body bears dark brown and sometimes pale spots, belly is paler, legs often with a pinkish tinge. The short tail is broad and somewhat flattened and has a number of horizontal scaly ridges.

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Diplodactylus conspicillatus