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Carphodactylus laevis GÜNTHER, 1897

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Higher TaxaCarphodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesChameleon Gecko 
SynonymCarphodactylus laevis GÜNTHER 1897
Carphodactylus laevis — RÖSLER 1995: 68
Carphodactylus laevis — COGGER 2000: 207
Carphodactylus laevis — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Carphodactylus laevis — COGGER 2014: 262 
DistributionAustralia (NE Queensland)

Type locality: Bartle Frere Mountains, Queensland. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
Types 
CommentType species: Carphodactylus laevis GÜNTHER 1897 is the type species of the genus Carphodactylus GÜNTHER 1897. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Even,Eddy 2005. Reptielen zoeken in Australië. Lacerta 63 (2): 48-65 - get paper here
  • Girard, Francis 2002. Notes on the Size of the Terrestrial South African Gecko, Pachydactylus austeni Hewitt, 1923. Gekko 2 (2): 29-33
  • Günther, A. 1897. Descriptions of new species of lizards and of a tree—frog from north-eastern Queensland. Novitates Zoologicae, Zoological Museum, Tring, 4:403-406. - get paper here
  • Laube, A. & Langner, C. 2007. Die “Geckos” Australiens. Draco 8 (29): 4-21 - get paper here
  • Porter, Robert 2002. The Husbandry and First Recorded Captive Breeding of the Chameleon Gecko, Carphodactylus laevis Gunther,1897. Gekko 2 (2): 2-8
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Torr, Geordie A. 1998. A low elevation record for the rainforest gecko Carphodactylus laevis and a further addition to the herpetofauna of the Mossman Gorge section of Daintree National Park, QLD. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 28 (1): 53
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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