Picture above shows a Saltuarius swaini from Lower Beechmont in the Gold Coast Hinterland QLD,
and the picture below shows the detail in the tail of the same lizard.
The spines on the tail help to break up the outline of the lizard when it is camouflaged on a tree.
The Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko (Saltuarius swaini)The spines on the tail help to break up the outline of the lizard when it is camouflaged on a tree.
Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko (Saltuarius swaini)
from Tamborine Mountains, Queensland
Juvenile specimen of Moritz's Leaf-tailed Gecko (Saltuarius moritzi) from Coffs Harbour NSW. Saltuarius moritzi is found in New South Wales, from south of the Clarence River, extending from the coast to the New England Tablelands
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