Mount Blackwood Leaf-tailed Gecko

Phyllurus isis Image: Queensland Museum

Phyllurus isis

Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993

Etymology: The goddess Isis from Egyptian mythology.

Snout-vent length:  To 76 mm.

Distribution: Restricted to Mount Blackwood and Mount Jukes near Mackay, mid-eastern Queensland.

Habitat: On boulders in rainforest.

Conservation status: Vulnerable, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

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