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GECKOS OF NORTHERN TERRITORY


ORDER: SQUAMATA (LIZARDS AND SNAKES)
SUBORDER: SAURIA (LIZARDS)
family: Gekkonidae (Geckos)

This Centralian Spiny Knob-tailed Gecko (Nephrurus amyae) belongs to Animals Anonymous, South Australia

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DISTRIBUTION

Zigzag Velvet Gecko

Amalosia (was Oedura) rhombifer

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

Central Uplands Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus horni (was Crenadactylus ocellatus horni)

NT, SA (ONLY FOUND IN CENTRAL DESERT REGION)

Kimberley Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus naso (was Crenadactylus ocellatus naso)

NT, Qld, WA (ONLY FOUND IN THE FAR NORTH OF AUSTRALIA)

Eastern Deserts Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus ameyi

NSW, Qld.

Gulf Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus barraganae

NT, Qld.

Variable Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus conspicillatus

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Kimberley Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus custos

NT?, WA

Mesa Gecko

Diplodactylus galeatus

NT, SA

Northern fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus hillii

NT

Northern Pilbara Gecko

Diplodactylus laevis

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Tesselated Gecko

Diplodactylus tessellatus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Eastern Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus vittatus

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

*East Arnhem Land Dtella

Gehyra arnhemica (described 2020)

NT

Northern Dtella or House Gecko

Gehyra australis

NT, Qld, WA

Borroloola Dtella

Gehyra borroloola

NT

Dubious Dtella

Gehyra dubia

NSW, Qld, NT, New Guinea?

Robust Termitaria Gecko (Dtella)

Gehyra kimberleyi

NT, WA

King's Dtella

Gehyra koira

NT, WA

*Litchfield Rock Dtella

Gehyra lapistola (described 2020)

NT

*Gulf Tree Dtella

Gehyra lauta (described 2020)

NT, Qld

Dwarf Dtella

Gehyra minuta

NT

Centralian Rock Dtella

Gehyra montium

NT?, SA, WA

Moritz's Dtella

Gehyra moritzi

NT, Qld

Northern Rock Dtella

Gehyra nana ( see G. pluraporosa, G. granulum, G.  pseudopunctata & G,  paranana)

NT, Qld, WA

Pacific Dtella

Gehyra oceanica

CKI - Native?
(Qld, NT? introduced)

Arnhem Land Spotted Dtella

Gehyra pamela

NT

*Litchfield Spotted Gecko

Gehyra paranana (Split in 2018 from Gehyra nana)

NT

Pilbara Dtella

Gehyra pilbara

NT, WA

Rock Dwelling Dtella

Gehyra pulingka

SA, NT, WA

Purplish Dtella

Gehyra purpurascens

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Eastern Tree Dtella

Gehyra versicolor (was Gehyra variegata)

NSW, NT?, Qld, SA, Vic.

Asian House Gecko (Introduced)

Hemidactylus frenatus

CI, CKI, LHI, NI, NT, Qld, WA, NSW, Vic?

Bynoe's or Prickly Gecko

Heteronotia binoei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Pale-headed Gecko

Heteronotia fasciolatus

NT (Central Australia)

North Western Bynoe's Gecko

Heteronotia planiceps

WA, NT

Desert Cave Gecko

Heteronotia spelea

NT, WA

Reticulated Velvet Gecko

Hesperoedura (was Oedura) reticulata

WA

Byrne's Gecko

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) byrnei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA

Beaded Gecko

Lucasium damaeum

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Pale-striped Ground Gecko  

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) immaculatus

NT, Qld

*Central Ground Gecko

Lucasium microplax (split from Lucasium stenodactylum)

SA, NT, QLD, WA, NSW

Yellow Snouted Ground Gecko

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) occultus

NT

*Northern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium stenodactylum (was Diplodactylus stenodactylus)

NT, WA, SA?

Centralian Spiny Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus amyae

NT
(Central Australia)

Smooth or Pale Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus laevissimus

NT, SA, WA

Common/Smooth Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus levis levis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Kimberly Rough Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus sheai

NT, WA
(Far North)

Gulf Marbled Velvet Gecko

Oedura bella (split from Oedura marmorata)

QLD, NT

Inland Marbled Velvet Gecko

Oedura cincta (split from Oedura marmorata)

SA, NT, Qld,NSW

Jewelled Velvet Gecko

Oedura gemmata

NT

Mereenie Velvet Gecko

Oedura luritja

NT (MacDonnell Ranges)

Top End Marbled Velvet Gecko

Oedura marmorata (recently split into multiple species)

Far north NT

Northern Giant Cave Gecko

Pseudothecadactylus linderi

Far-northern NT

Border Beaked Gecko

Rhynchoedura angusta (split from R. ornata)

NSW, Qld, SA

Eyre Basin Beaked Gecko

Rhynchoedura eyrensis (split from R. ornata)

NSW, Qld, SA, NT?

Western Beaked Gecko

Rhynchoedura ornata

NT, SA, WA

Northern Beaked Gecko

Rhynchoedura sexapora (split from) R. ornata

NT, WA

Northern Spiny-tailed Gecko
(Type species)

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) ciliaris ciliaris

NSW, Qld, SA, WA NT

Northern Spiny-tailed Gecko (Subspecies)

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) ciliaris aberrans

WA, NT?

Jewelled Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) elderi

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Arnhem Phasmid Gecko

Strophurus horneri

Far-northern NT

Southern Spiny-Tailed Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) intermedius

NSW, SA, Vic, WA, NT

Southern Phasmid Gecko 

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) jeanae

NT, WA

Robinson's Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus robinsoni

WA, NT (Far north border region)

White-striped Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) taeniatus

NT, Qld, WA

Thick-Tailed Barking Gecko

Underwoodisaurus (reverted back from Nephrurus) milii

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA




DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

Qld = Queensland

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)


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