Mount Ossa Leaf-tailed Gecko
Snout Vent Length – 89mm
Endemic to Central Queensland Coast from north of Mackay to the Proserpine area and on Whitsunday Island.
Occurs as separated populations in rocky areas along creek-lines, usually within rainforest. One of 4 species of Leaf-tailed Gecko found in separate restricted localities across this region.
Nocturnal, hiding during the day deep in rock crevices.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson
|Photo taken at Cathu State Forest by Graham Armstrong