Knob-tailed or kidney-tailed geckos are so named because their tails often end in a small round lump.
Scientific name: Nephrurus
The shading illustrates the diversity of this group - the darker the colour the greater the number of species. Data provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The Knob-tailed geckos can be found in a number of locations including: Australia. Find out more about these places and what else lives there.
Nephrurus is a genus of eleven species of gecko, commonly known as knob-tailed geckos.
They are easily distinguished by their short bodies, large heads, small legs and short, carrot-shaped tails that often end in a small knob.
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