Nephrurus stellatus

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Nephrurus stellatus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Carphodactylidae
Genus: Nephrurus
N. stellatus
Binomial name
Nephrurus stellatus
Storr, 1968

Nephrurus stellatus, also known as the stellate knob-tailed gecko, starry knob-tailed gecko, or southern knob-tailed gecko, is a species of gecko in the family Carphodactylidae. It is endemic to southern Australia.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

N. stellatus is found in the arid regions of the Eyre Peninsula and southern Western Australia.[2]

The holotype was collected near Southern Cross, Western Australia.[2]


The original description of this species was by Glen Milton Storr in 1968.[2]


  1. ^ Hutchinson, M. (2010). "Nephrurus stellatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T178350A7529136. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T178350A7529136.en.
  2. ^ a b c d "Nephrurus stellatus ". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 11 December 2010.

Further reading[edit]

  • Storr GM. 1968. Nephrurus stellatus, a new knob-tailed gecko from southern Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 10: 181–182.

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