Nephrurus deleani

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Nephrurus deleani
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Carphodactylidae
Genus: Nephrurus
N. deleani
Binomial name
Nephrurus deleani
Harvey, 1983

Nephrurus deleani, also known commonly as the acacia knob-tailed gecko or the Pernatty knob-tailed gecko, is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Carphodactylidae. The species is endemic to Australia.[1]


The specific name, deleani, is in honor of Australian statistician Steven Delean, who collected the holotype.[2]


  1. ^ a b Fenner, A., Hutchinson, M., McDonald, P. & Robertson, P. 2018. Nephrurus deleani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T14608A83321848. Downloaded on 20 December 2018.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Nephrurus deleani, p. 69).

Further reading[edit]

Harvey C (1983). "A new species of Nephrurus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from South Australia". Trans. Roy. Soc. South Australia 107 (4): 231–235. (Nephrurus deleani, new species).