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Gehyra lazelli (WELLS & WELLINGTON, 1985)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymDactyloperus lazelli WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985
Dactyloperus annetteae WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 11
Gehyra lazelli — SISTROM et al. 2009
Gehyra lazelli — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Gawler, Flinders and Mt Lofty Ranges of South Australia, extending eastwards into SC New South Wales and SW to the coast of the Great Australian Bight as far west as Ceduna and the Nuyts Archipelago)

Type locality: “Mt Colley”, Cocoparra National Park, near Griffith, N.S.W., Australia.

Type locality [annettae]: Willandra National Park, near Hillston, N.S.W.  
TypesHolotype: AMS R116972 (formerly AMS Field Series 16793), adult male
Holotype: AMS R116971 (formerly AMS Field Series 16789) [annettae] 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • SISTROM, M.; EDWARDS, D.L.; DONNELLAN, S.; HUTCHINSON, M. 2012. Morphological differentiation correlates with ecological but not with genetic divergence in a Gehyra gecko. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25 (4): 647-660 - get paper here
  • Sistrom, M.J.; Hutchinson, M.N.; Hutchinson, R.G. & Donnellan, S.C. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of Australian Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and taxonomic revision of Gehyra variegata in south-eastern Australia. Zootaxa 2277: 14–32 - get paper here
  • Wells, R. W. and Wellington, C. R. 1985. A classification of the Amphibia and Reptilia of Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology, Supplementary Series, (1):1-61. - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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