They are found in every habitat in Northern Australia, such as temperate forest, rocky outcrops and more tropical areas but tend to stay away from more arid regions.
It is often found in wide range of habitats. Lightly forested, rain forests,open grass lands and in rocky areas. They usually hiding under or in logs, rocks, in burrows and holes in the ground. Availability of water doesn't seem to make much difference. Found in Queensland from Cape York peninsular in the north to south of Townsville, through out Western Queensland and south of Mt Isa in Central Queensland. Usually easy to find west of the great dividing range. They have been find right in suburbs of Cairns. Northern Territory-from central through to the northern tip of the state. Western Australia- from the Pilbra area north to Port Headland.