THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
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LESUEUR'S VELVET GECKO
Amalosia (was Oedura) lesueurii

Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii
This Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii was photographed in Nowra, NSW

Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii map

The distribution of Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii is uncertain in some regions


Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii
Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii is a good climber and it is often found in rocky areas

There are 2 closely related species of geckos that the Lesueur's Velvet Gecko Amalosia lesueurii may be confused with below

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME
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DISTRIBUTION

Clouded Gecko

Amalosia (was Oedura) jacovae

South-east Qld

Zigzag Velvet Gecko

Amalosia (was Oedura) rhombifer

WA, NT, Qld NSW Northern Australia through to north-eastern NSW.

  

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