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Monitor/GeckoPhyllurus platurus

4 Southern Leaf Tail or Broad-Tailed Gecko at Gundaroo, NSW

Phyllurus platurus at Gundaroo, NSW - 22 Nov 2017

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Phyllurus platurus 5 Dec 2017 GeoffRobertson
Phyllurus platurus 23 Nov 2017 DallasCheryl

Author's notes

Also known as the leaf tailed gecko. Normally found around the Sydney basin area

2 comments

roymcd wrote:
   23 Nov 2017
What a beauty!
   5 Dec 2017
It is probably an escapee or arrived by car and unlikely to survive. If you see it, you should take it into custody and we try to determine what should happen to it. GeoffR

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.271697-35.028167
  • Altitude 589.5m
  • Places Gundaroo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Non-local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 22 Nov 2017 11:08 AM Recorded on
  • DallasCheryl Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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