Taxon profile


Broad-tailed Gecko
Phyllurus platurus (Shaw in White, 1790)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Carphodactylidae »  genus Phyllurus

Scientific synonyms

Lacerta platura Shaw in White, 1790
Phyllurus australis Swainson, 1839
Phyllurus cuvieri Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1825
Agama discosura Merrem, 1820
Agama grandoculis Lacépède, 1804
Phyllurus inermis Gray, 1845
Phyllurus novaehollandiae Schinz, 1822
Stellio phyllurus Schneider, 1797
Gecko platycaudus Schinz, 1835
Agama platyura Merrem, 1820

Other names

= Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko

Least Concern LC


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [62de90e6-6e86-4cc9-beb3-0ed1c01d123e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Phyllurus platurus (White, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015

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