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GECKOS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA


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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COMMON NAME
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SCIENTIFIC NAME
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DISTRIBUTION

Slim Velvet Gecko

Amalosia ( was Oedura) obscura

Far-north WA

Zigzag Velvet Gecko

Amalosia (was Oedura) rhombifer

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

Alexander's Gecko

Christinus alexanderi

SA, WA (Nullarbor Plain)

Marbled Gecko

Christinus marmoratus

NSW, ACT, SA, Vic, WA

Kimberley Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus naso (was Crenadactylus ocellatus naso)

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

South-western Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus ocellatus (NOTE - NOW ONLY APPLIES TO SOME WA SPECIMENS)

WA (SOUTH WEST ONLY)

Western Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus occidentalis

WA (CENTRAL WEST COAST ONLY

Pilbara Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus pilbarensis

WA (Pilbara region)

South-west Kimberley Clawless Gecko

Crenadactylus rostralis - (was Crenadactylus ocellatus rostralis)

WA (FAR SOUTH WEST KIMBERLY REGION ONLY)

Kimberley Bent-Toed Gecko

Cyrtodactylus kimberleyensis

WA

Western Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus bilybara

WA

South Coast Gecko

Diplodactylus calcicolus

WA, NSW, SA

Cape Range Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus capensis

 

WA (Northwest Cape)

Variable Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus conspicillatus

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Kimberley Fat-tailed Gecko

Diplodactylus custos

NT?, WA

Lake Disappointment Ground Gecko

Diplodactylus fulleri

WA

Northern Pilbara Beaked Gecko

Diplodactylus galaxias

WA

Western Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus granariensis granariensis

WA

Giant Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus granariensis rex

WA

Kenneally's Gecko

Diplodactylus kenneallyi

WA

Kluge's Gecko

Diplodactylus klugei

WA

Northern Pilbara Gecko

Diplodactylus laevis

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Speckled Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus lateroides (split from D. polyophthalmus)

WA

Pilbara Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus mitchelli

WA

Cloudy Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus nebulosus (split from D. polyophthalmus)

WA

Ornate Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus ornatus

WA

Spotted Stone Gecko

Diplodactylus polyophthalmus

WA

Fine-faced Gecko

Diplodactylus pulcher

SA, WA

Yellow-spotted Pilbara Gecko

Diplodactylus savagei

WA

Desert Wood Gecko

Diplodactylus wiru (was D. vittatus)

SA, WA

Northern Dtella or House Gecko

Gehyra australis

NT, Qld, WA

*Western Kimberley Tree Dtella

Gehyra chimera (described 2020)

WA

North West Cape Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra capensis

WA (North West Cape)

* Relictual Karst  Dtella

Gehyra calcitectus (described 2020)

WA

Western Cryptic (Dtella)

Gehyra crypta

WA

Hamersley Range Spotted Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra fenestrula

WA (southwestern Pilbara)

Coastal Midwest Rock Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra finipunctata (= Gehyra punctalata)

WA (coastal mid-west)

*Plain Tree Dtella

Gehyra gemina (described 2020)

WA

Kimberley Karst Gecko 

Gehyra girloorloo

WA (Kimberley region)

Kimberley Granular-toed Gecko 

Gehyra granulum (Split in 2018 from Gehyra nana)

WA (north-west Kimberley region)

Northern Pilbara Cryptic Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra incognita

WA (northern Pilbara region)

Robust Termitaria Gecko (Dtella)

Gehyra kimberleyi

NT, WA

King's Dtella

Gehyra koira

NT, WA

Large Pilbara Rock Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra macra

WA (northern Pilbara region)

Medium Pilbara Spotted Rock Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra media

WA (Pilbara region)

Small Pilbara Spotted Rock Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra micra

WA (Pilbara region)

Centralian Rock Dtella

Gehyra montium

NT?, SA, WA

Multi-pored Dtella

Gehyra multiporosa

WA

Northern Rock Dtella

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

NT, Qld, WA

Kimberley Plateau Dtella

Gehyra occidentalis

WA

Pilbara Island Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra ocellata

WA ( islands off the Pilbara coast near Karratha)

Burrup Peninsula Rock Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra peninsularis

WA (Burrup Peninsula)

Pilbara Dtella

Gehyra pilbara

NT, WA

Northern Kimberley Gecko

Gehyra pluraporosa (Split in 2018 from Gehyra nana)

WA (north-west Kimberley region)

Large Spotted Midwest Rock Gehyra(Dtella)

Gehyra polka

WA (inland mid-west)

Southern Spotted Gecko

Gehyra pseudopunctata (Split in 2018 from Gehyra nana)

WA (north-west Kimberley region)

Rock Dwelling Dtella

Gehyra pulingka

SA, NT, WA

Coastal Midwest Rock Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra punctalata (= Gehyra finipunctata)

WA (coastal mid-west)

Common Spotted Dtella

Gehyra punctata

WA (Pilbara region)

Purplish Dtella

Gehyra purpurascens

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Small Wedge-toed Dtella

Gehyra spheniscus

WA

Crescent-marked Pilbara Gehyra (Dtella)

Gehyra unguiculata 

WA (north-eastern Pilbara)

Southwestern Tree Dtella

Gehyra variegata (now split into multiple species)

SA, WA

Crocodile-faced Dtella

Gehyra xenopus

WA

Asian House Gecko (Introduced)

Hemidactylus frenatus

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

Black Pilbara Gecko

Heteronotia atra

(North-west Pilbara), WA

Bynoe's or Prickly Gecko

Heteronotia binoei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

North Western Bynoe's Gecko

Heteronotia planiceps

WA, NT

Desert Cave Gecko

Heteronotia spelea

NT, WA

Reticulated Velvet Gecko

Hesperoedura (was Oedura) reticulata

WA

White Spotted Ground Gecko

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) alboguttatus

WA

Southern Sandplain Gecko

Lucasium bungabinna

WA, SA

Beaded Gecko

Lucasium damaeum

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Main’s Ground Gecko

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) maini

WA

*Central Ground Gecko

Lucasium microplax (split from Lucasium stenodactylum)

SA, NT, QLD, WA, NSW

Mottled Ground Gecko

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) squarrosus

WA

*Northern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium stenodactylum (was Diplodactylus stenodactylus)

NT, WA, SA?

Western Ground Gecko

Lucasium (was Diplodactylus) wombeyi

WA

*Pilbara Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium woodwardi (split from Lucasium stenodactylum)

WA (Pilbara)

Pilbara Banded Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus cinctus (was Nephrurus wheeleri cinctus)

WA (Murchison River district)

Smooth or Pale Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus laevissimus

NT, SA, WA

Common/Smooth Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus levis levis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Western Smooth Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus levis occidentalis

WA (central coast)

Pilbara Smooth Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus levis pilbarensis

WA (Pilbara region)

Kimberly Rough Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus sheai

NT, WA
(Far North)

Southern (Starred) Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus stellatus

SA, WA

Midline Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus vertebralis

WA

Southern Banded Knob-tailed Gecko

Nephrurus wheeleri (See also Nephrurus cinctus)

WA (Fortescue River district)

Fringe-Toed Velvet Gecko

Oedura filicipoda

WA

Western Marbled Velvet Gecko

Oedura fimbria (split from Oedura marmorata)

WA

Gracile Velvet Gecko

Oedura gracilis

WA

Western Giant Cave Gecko

Pseudothecadactylus cavaticus

Far-northern WA

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

Southern Spiny-Tailed Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) intermedius

NSW, SA, Vic, WA, NT

Southern Phasmid Gecko 

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) jeanae

NT, WA

Short-tailed Striped Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) mcmillani

WA

Robust Striped Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) michaelseni

WA

*Exmouth Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) rankini

WA

Robinson's Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus robinsoni

WA, NT (Far north border region)

South-western or Soft Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) spinigerus

WA

Western Spiny Tailed-gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) strophurus

WA, SA

White-striped Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) taeniatus

NT, Qld, WA

Western Shield Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) wellingtonae

WA

Mount Augustus Spiny-tailed Gecko

Strophurus (was Diplodactylus) wilsoni

WA

Thick-Tailed Barking Gecko

Underwoodisaurus (reverted back from Nephrurus) milii

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Pilbara Barking Gecko

Underwoodisaurus seorsus

WA (Pilbara region)




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