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Gehyra marginata BOULENGER, 1887

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesTernate Dtella 
SynonymGehyra marginata BOULENGER 1887: 486
Gehyra Fischeri STRAUCH 1887: 29 (fide CHRAPLIWY et al. 1961)
Gehyra marginata BOETTGER 1895 (non G. marginata BOULENGER 1887)
Gehyra marginata — DE ROOIJ 1915: 44
Gehyra marginata — CHRAPLIWY et al. 1961: 11
Gehyra marginata — WERMUTH 1965: 34
Gehyra marginata — KLUGE 1993
Gehyra marginata — RÖSLER 2000: 80
Gehyra marginata — FLECKS et al. 2012 
DistributionIndonesia, New Guinea (Ternate, Halmahera, Morotai, Kei, Irian Jaya ?), Moluccas

Type locality: Morty, Moluccas.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.14.72 (and possibly additional specimens).
Holotype: SMF 8928 [Gehyra marginata BOETTGER] 
CommentAllied to Gehyra oceanica and similar forms. 
  • Boettger, O. 1895. Liste der Amphibien und Batrachier des Insel Halmaheira nach den Sammlungen Prof. Dr. W. Kükenthal's. Zool. Anz. 18: 116-121, 129-138 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1887. Remarks on Dr. A. Strauch’s catalogue of geckos in the Zoological Museum of the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 19: 383-388 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1896. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum, Vol. 3. London (Taylor & Francis), xiv + 727 pp. - get paper here
  • Brongersma, L.D. 1948. Lizards from the island of Morotai (Moluccas). Proc. Koninkl. Ned. Akad. Wet. Ser. C. 51: 486-495
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • Flecks M., Schmitz A., Böhme W., Henkel F. W. & Ineich I. 2012. A new species of Gehyra Gray, 1834 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from the Loyalty Islands and Vanuatu, and phylogenetic relationships in the genus Gehyra in Melanesia. Zoosystema 34 (2): 203-221. http://dx.doi. org/10.5252/z2012n2a1 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, H., Glaw, F.& R. Günther 2005. Aktualisierte Liste der Geckos von Neuguinea (Sauria: Geckonidae: Gekkoninae) mit vorläufiger Charakterisierung von neun Formen aus den Gattungen Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827, Gehyra Gray, 1834 und Nactus Kluge, 1983. Gekkota 5: 33-64 - get paper here
  • Strauch, A. A. 1887. Bemerkungen über die Geckoniden-Sammlung im zoologischen Museum der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu St. Petersburg. Mém. Acad. Impér. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, ser. 7, 35 (2): (2), 1-72 - get paper here
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