Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53723

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Gekkonidae
Genus:Phylurus
Genus species:Phylurus milli

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:9.5 cm
Identification:The barking gecko is reddish-brown with yellow spot. It has a thick, black tail that has white bands that come to a fine point at the end of it.
Reproduction:A typical clutch includes two soft-shelled eggs.
Behavior:Being more cold-tolerant than other geckos, the barking gecko is active night and day.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:When feeling threatened or aggressive, barking geckos will raise their tails, open their mouths, and produce a barking sound.

Other Information

Geographic:Australia Date:1971-12 Subjects:lizard
herptile
reptile
Barking gecko
Geckos
Lizards
Squamata
Reptiles
Vertebrates
Chordata