Gehyra pilbara MITCHELL, 1965
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gehyra pilbara?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Pilbara Dtella|
|Synonym||Gehyra pilbara MITCHELL 1965|
Gehyra cognata BÖRNER & SCHÜTTLER 1982
Gehyra cognatus KING 1984
Dactyloperus cognata - WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Dactyloperus pilbara - WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Gehyra pilbara — KLUGE 1993
Gehyra pilbara — COGGER 2000: 242
Gehyra pilbara — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (North Territory, N West Australia)|
Type locality: Pilbara Plateau, W. A. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: WAM R20046|
|Comment||member of the G. variegata-punctata species complex.|
Diagnosis: A typical member of the Australian species group, possessi.ng a constant sternal and mesosternal rib structure of 3 + 1 and a.mean a.dult size of approximately 41 mm (see fig. 7). Can be distinguished by ItS relatively shorter, deeper head and reduced number of enlarged labials - 6 or 7 upper and only 5 or 6 lower labials. It has a distinctive colour pattern and a unique habitat preference
as described below [from MITCHELL 1965].
|Etymology||named after its type locality.|