AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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This species is often called the Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko, which is also a common name used for Saltuarius swaini
This sometimes communal species (living and nesting) is a rock dweller which likes to live in crevices.
It is often found in stone and brick buildings.
Besides insects and similar foods it sometimes eats smaller geckos.
Updated August 30, 2018