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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Carphodactylidae
Genus: Uvidicolus
Oliver and Bauer, 2011
U. sphyrurus
Binomial name
Uvidicolus sphyrurus
(Ogilby, 1892)
  • Gymnodactylus sphyrurus Ogilby 1892
  • Heteronota walshi Kinghorn, 1931
  • Heteronotia walshi Wermuth, 1965
  • Phyllurus walshi Kluge, 1963
  • Phyllurus sphyrurus Kluge, 1965
  • Underwoodisaurus sphyrurus Ingram & Covacevich, 1981
  • Nephrurus sphyrurus Bauer 1990
  • Uvidicolus sphyrurus Oliver & Bauer, 2011

Uvidicolus sphyrurus, also known as the border thick-tailed gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Gekkonidae. It is endemic to Australia where it is found in rocky highlands of the Murray-Darling Basin.[2] It is sometimes placed in the genus Underwoodisaurus.


  1. ^ Shea, G., Cogger, H. & Greenlees, M. 2018. Uvidicolus sphyrurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22733A83321870. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T22733A83321870.en. Downloaded on 17 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Uvidicolus sphyrurus". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 2017-11-11.