Eastern Spiny-tailed Gecko
Marbled Gecko
S1, dorsal
Eastern Spiny-tailed Gecko (Strophurus williamsi)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Gecko (Gekkota: Diplodactylidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Eastern Spiny-tailed Gecko (Strophurus williamsi)
This Photo:     🔍Tail🔎

Thank you Antoni Camozzato & Bruce Edley for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Riverland and possibly elsewhere
We found one of these an expedition North of here, with a team of people helping with id's.
An amazing eye pattern with knobs on it's tail; not really spines. The spines are in 2 rows of two that extend up to the front legs, becoming irregularly spaced. Overall a dusty grey colour.
~55mm SVL.

Copyright © 2019-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Oct-2019
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray-Darling, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)