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Species profile—Lucasium microplax (southern sandplain gecko)


Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Diplodactylidae (diplodactylid geckos) → Lucasium microplax (southern sandplain gecko)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Reptilia (reptiles)
Diplodactylidae (diplodactylid geckos)
Scientific name
Lucasium microplax Eastwood, Doughty, Hutchinson, Keogh & Pepper, 2020
Common name
southern sandplain gecko
Type reference
Eastwood, J.A., Doughty, P., Hutchinson, M.N. & Pepper, M. (2020). Revision of Lucasium stenodactylus (Boulenger, 1896; Squamata: Diplodactylidae), with the resurrection of L. woodwardi (Fry, 1914) and the description of a new species from south-central Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 35, 63-86.
WildNet taxon ID
Diplodactylus stenodactylus
Lucasium stenodactylus
Lucasium stenodactylum
Alternate name(s)
crowned gecko
sandplain gecko
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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