Central Queensland Leaf-tailed Gecko (Rough-throated Leaf-tailed Gecko)

Saltuarius salebrosus Image: Steve Wilson

Saltuarius salebrosus

(Covacevich 1975)

Etymology: ‘Rough’.

Snout-vent length:  To 140 mm.

Distribution: Mainly known from dry areas in mid-eastern and south-central Queensland.

Habitat: Generally associated with rock outcrops and escarpments but found on rainforest trees in Bulburin State Forest and on bottle trees in Goodnight Scrub.

Conservation status: Least Concern, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

Queensland Museum's Find out about... is proudly supported by the Thyne Reid Foundation and the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation.