Gehyra multiporosa DOUGHTY, PALMER, SISTROM, BAUER & DONNELLAN, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gehyra multiporosa?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Gehyra multiporosa DOUGHTY, PALMER, SISTROM, BAUER & DONNELLAN 2012|
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia: NW Kimberley region)|
Type locality: Australia: Western Australia, Surveyors Pool, Mitchell Plateau (14.6733°S; 125.7322°E).
|Types||Holotype: WAM R167804* (male), on 9 January 2007 by P. Doughty and C.A. Stevenson.|
|Comment||Similar species: has been previously confused with G. occidentalis.|
|Etymology||ETYMOLOGY: 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.|