Underwoodisaurus milii — Common Thick-tailed Gecko
Some other names for this species:
These gorgeous geckos have a defensive behavior of rushing at a perceived threat and "barking" at it. I must not have been sufficiently scary because the two I saw just tried to strut away silently.
- Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia, Seventh Edition
- Wilson, S. and Swan, G. 2017. A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia, Fifth Edition