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Gehyra multiporosa DOUGHTY, PALMER, SISTROM, BAUER & DONNELLAN, 2012

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymGehyra multiporosa DOUGHTY, PALMER, SISTROM, BAUER & DONNELLAN 2012 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: NW Kimberley region)

Type locality: Australia: Western Australia, Surveyors Pool, Mitchell Plateau (14.6733°S; 125.7322°E).  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: WAM R167804* (male), on 9 January 2007 by P. Doughty and C.A. Stevenson.
Paratypes: WAM 
CommentSimilar species: has been previously confused with G. occidentalis. 
EtymologyETYMOLOGY: Derived from multi (Latin) meaning ‘many’ and porus (Latinized from the Greek poros) meaning hole, in reference to the precloacal pores; thus, ‘many-pored’ in reference to the diagnostic character compared to its sister species G. occidentalis. Used as an adjective. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • DOUGHTY, PAUL; GAYLEEN BOURKE, LEONARDO G. TEDESCHI, RENAE C. PRATT, PAUL M. OLIVER, RUSSELL A. PALMER, CRAIG MORITZ 2018. Species delimitation in the Gehyra nana (Squamata: Gekkonidae) complex: cryptic and divergent morphological evolution in the Australian Monsoonal Tropics, with the description of four new species Zootaxa 4403 (2): 201–244 - get paper here
  • Doughty, Paul;, Russell Palmer, Mark J. Sistrom, Aaron M. Bauer and Stephen C. Donnellan, 2012. Two new species of Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) geckos from the north-west Kimberley region of Western Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 27: 117-134 - get paper here
 
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