Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus (LUCAS & FROST, 1900)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Hoplodactylus tuberculatus LUCAS & FROST 1900|
Gymnodactylus Olivii GARMAN 1901 (fide LOVERIDGE 1934)
Gymnodactylus olivii — ZIETZ 1920
Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Quantasia tuberculata — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 15
Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus — RÖSLER et al. 2007: 202
Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus — SHEA et al. 2011
|Distribution||Australia (Cape York Peninsula, NE Queensland, from Cape Melville, south to Mt Leswell; Stanley Island, in the Flinders Islands, just north of Cape Melville)|
Type locality: Endeavour River, Queensland, Australia.
abrae: Australia; Type locality: Iron Range, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: NMV D7874; the holotype of C. abrae (reported to be in the QM) seems to be missing, hence COUPER & AMEY consider this species as a nomen nudum.|
|Comment||Cyrtodactylus tuberculatus has been previously considered as a synonym of C. louisiadensis (KLUGE (1963) but revalidated by Wells & Wellington (1984).|
Common name (abrae): Rainforest Banded Gecko
Type species: Hoplodactylus tuberculatus LUCAS & FROST 1900 is the type species of the genus Quantasia WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 15.
|Etymology||Etymology (tuberculatus): Not specifically stated by Lucas and Frost (1900), but presumably from the Latin tuberculatus (= tuberculate), and in allusion to the strongly developed dorsal tubercles of the species.|
Etymology (abrae): Named after Ms Lyn Abra, noted Australian naturalist of the Australian Reptile Park.
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