Oedura rhombifer

Oedura rhombifer

Oedura rhombifer (Zigzag velvet gecko)

(Zigzag Velvet Gecko)

FAMILY

Gekkonidae

Species

Oedura rhombifer

Common name

Zigzag Velvet Gecko

Main colour

Grey to brown with flecks and stripes

Body size

Snout to vent 7 cm long, tail about 10 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This gecko is found chiefly in woodlands often in trees or sheltering in litter. They may also be found in buildings. Recognised by the broad irregular pale band along the back which divides around a dark brown patch on top of the head. This band is only present on the original tail not on any regrowth. Lower surface is whitish.