Christinus alexanderi (STORR, 1987)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Christinus alexanderi?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Alexander’s Southern Gecko, Alexander’s Marbled Gecko|
|Synonym||Phyllodactylus marmoratus alexanderi STORR 1987: 281|
Christinus marmoratus alexanderi - KLUGE 1993: 5
Christinus alexanderi — DONNELLAN, APLIN & DEMPSEY 2000
Christinus alexanderi — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 58
Christinus alexanderi — HEINICKE et al. 2014
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia)|
The Nullarbor Plain and adjacent coasts of SE Western Australia and far W South Australia, west to Balladonia HS and Israelite Bay, north at least to the Trans Australian Railway, and east to Cook and Head of Bight.
Type locality: Eucla, Western Australia, in 31°43'S, 128°53'E. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- 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.
|Types||Holotype: WAM R281|
|Comment||Diagnosis: Differing from P. m. marmoratus in its dorsal pattern typically consisting of fine, blackish, shallowly zigzagging or undulate transverse lines; lines on back not followed by a pale spot or blotch. For differences in scalation see under Remarks.|
98-141 (N 89, mean 11.2).
|Etymology||After William Backhouse Alexander (1885-1965), Keeper of Biology in the|
Western Australian Museum from 1915 to 1919.
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