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Higher TaxaCarphodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhyllurus amnicola COUPER, SCHNEIDER, HOSKIN & COVACEVICH 2000: 255
Phyllurus amnicola — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Phyllurus amnicola — COGGER 2014: 272 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland, north of the Burdekin Gap)

Type locality: Alligator Ck, Mt Elliot, Bowling Green Bay NP (19° 28’ S, 146° 59’ E), NEQ. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: QM J64408, female 
EtymologyFrom the Latin “dwelling by a river”, a reference to its type locality. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Couper, P. J., SCHNEIDER, C. J., HOSKIN, C. J. & J. A. COVACEVICH 2000. Australian leaf-tailed geckos: phylogeny, a new genus, two new species and other new data. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 45 (2): 253-265
  • Hoskin, C.J.; P. J. Couper & C. J. Schneider 2003. A New Species of Phyllurus (Lacertailia: Gekkonidae) and a Revised Phylogeny and Key for the Australian Leaf-tailed Geckos. Australian Journal of Zoology 51 (2): 153-164 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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