New England Leaf-tailed Gecko
Saltuarius moritzi with regrown tail
Image: Glenn Shea
Couper, Sadlier, Shea & Worthington Wilmer 2008
Etymology: Named for Professor Craig Moritz for his contributions to the molecular phylogenetics of Australian rainforest reptiles.
Snout-vent length: To 109 mm.
Distribution: Widespread south of the Clarence River, from coastal areas west through the gorge systems of the New England Tableland.
Habitat: Wet sclerophyll forests and rock outcrops and gorge systems.
Conservation status: Protected, Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW).
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