Ranges Stone Gecko
Murray Mallee Region
Beaded Gecko
S2, dorsal, Original Tail
Ranges Stone Gecko (Diplodactylus furcosus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Gecko (Gekkota: Diplodactylidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Ranges Stone Gecko (Diplodactylus furcosus)
This Photo:     🔍Head🔎

Thank you David Muirhead & Bruce Edley for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere
A couple of these were found on an expedition North of here, with a team of people helping with id's.
Easily confused with other Diplodactylus gecko's, having a variable wavy stripe on it's back, breaking up on the tail.
The two we found ranged between ~50mm to ~60mm SVL.

Copyright © 2019-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Oct-2019
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)