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Cyrtodactylus kimberleyensis BAUER & DOUGHTY, 2012

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesKimberley Bent-toed Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus kimberleyensis BAUER & DOUGHTY 2012 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: East Montalivet Island)

Type locality: Australia, Western Australia, Kimberley region, East Montalivet Island (14°16’S, 125°18’E),  
TypesHolotype: WAM R164144, gravid adult female (Fig. 2); collected with a funnel trap in a vine thicket by R. Browne-Cooper, 26 April 2007. 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet refers to the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia. 
  • Bauer, A.M. & Doughty, P. 2012. A new bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from the Kimberley region, Western Australia. Zootaxa 3187: 32–42
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • RIYANTO, AWAL; AARON M. BAUER & DONAN SATRIA YUDHA 2014. A new small karst-dwelling species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Java, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3785 (4): 589–599 - get paper here
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