Diplodactylus capensis DOUGHTY, OLIVER & ADAMS, 2008
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Diplodactylus capensis?
|Higher Taxa||Diplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Cape Range Stone Gecko|
|Synonym||Diplodactylus capensis DOUGHTY, OLIVER & ADAMS 2008|
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia)|
Type locality: Shothole Canyon, Northwest Cape, Western Australia (22°03'12"S, 114°01'11"E). Map legend:
- 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 R154901 in the collection of the Western Australian Museum, Perth. An adult male collected by P. Doughty on 13 April 2004. Liver sample stored at -75C at WAM.|
|Comment||Diagnosis: A medium-large member of Diplodactylus characterised by stout head with tall labial scales, mental similar size to infralabials, elongate tail, wide scansors with a row of discrete unbroken lamellae along digit, medium-sized dorsal scales, 25 vertebrae and by light reddish brown dorsal colouration with pale continuous dorsal stripe with transverse bars.|
|Etymology||named after the type locality.|