Identification: Head and body length: 10 cm. Pink to purple-brown with rows of cream to yellow spots. Original tail has black and white bands; regenerated tail lacks obvious pattern. Only gecko around Brisbane with slender fingers and toes that lack pads (an adaptation to life on the ground).
Habitat: Dry areas; shelters in burrows and beneath stones or rocks.
Distribution: Uncommon in Brisbane's outskirts. Eastern and southern Australia.
Conservation Status: Least Concern, Nature Conservation Act (Qld).