A small genus (two species) of geckos rarely seen outside their native habitat. [This page will shortly be updated with fuller details].
|Scientific name||Common name||Distribution||Size (max)||Notes|
||Thick-Tailed Gecko||S Australia (not SE coast or Tasmania)||8cm SVL|
|U. sphyrur||?||Australia (N NSW and S Queensland)||7cm SVL||Similar to the above but occasionally found among rocks or in caves.|
Lizards of the World, Mattison
Breeding and Keeping Geckos, Coborn, TFH 1995 - a particularly valuable book for lesser known geckos, especially the Diplodactylines.
Keeping and Breeding Lizards, Mattison
Geckos: Keeping and Breeding Them in Captivity, Walls and Walls, TFH 1999.
Reptiles of the Townsville Region has some good pictures of various of the above geckos.
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