Diplodactylus savagei KLUGE, 1963
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Diplodactylus savagei?
|Higher Taxa||Diplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Yellow-spotted Pilbara Gecko|
|Synonym||Diplodactylus savagei KLUGE 1963|
Manwellisaurus savagei - WELLS & WELLINGTON 1989
Diplodactylus savagei — KLUGE 1993
Diplodactylus savagei — COGGER 2000: 225
Diplodactylus savagei — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (Pilbara, Ashburton, West Australia)|
Type locality: Marble Bar, Pilbara Division, W. A. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: WAM R14369 (1963 Diplodactylus savagei Kluge)|
|Comment||Diplodactylus conspicillatus group.|
Diagnosis. Differentiated from D. galaxias sp. nov. in having slightly larger body size, more gabled dorsal scales, slightly shorter and wider tail, heavy yellowish spots that form transverse rows (not scattered fine spots) on darker reddish-brown background colour, pale dorsal border to dark loreal stripe rarely present and dorsal-ventral colouration transition abrupt or marked by spots or stippling (not gradual).
|Etymology||Named after American herpetologist Jay M. Savage (born 1928).|
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