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Lucasium byrnei (LUCAS & FROST, 1896)

IUCN Red List - Lucasium byrnei - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesGibber Gecko, Byrne's Gecko 
SynonymDiplodactylus byrnei LUCAS & FROST 1896
Diplodactylus spinigerus - WAITE 1929 (partim)
Diplodactylus byrnei — LOVERIDGE 1934: 305
Diplodactylus byrnei — WERMUTH 1965: 23
Diplodactylus dorotheae WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985
Diplodactylus byrnei — KLUGE 1993
Diplodactylus byrnei — COGGER 2000: 215
Lucasium byrnei — OLIVER et al. 2007 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, North Territory, Queensland, South Australia)
apparently not along the coast.

Type locality: Charlotte Waters, North Territory. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMV D7334 (1896 Diplodactylus byrnei Lucas & Frost)
Holotype: AMS 116970 (1985 Diplodactylus dorotheae Wells & Wellington) 
CommentDiplodactylus vittatus group. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Laube, A. & Langner, C. 2007. Die “Geckos” Australiens. Draco 8 (29): 4-21 - get paper here
  • Laube, Andreas 2002. Captive Maintenance and Breeding of Some Ground Dwelling Australian Geckos Part II: Diplodactylus byrnei Lucas and Frost, 1896, D. tessellatus (Gunther, 1875) and D. steindachneri Boulenger, 1885. Gekko 2 (2): 12-18
  • Loveridge, A. 1934. Australian reptiles in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 77: 243-383 - get paper here
  • Lucas, A. H. S., and C. Frost. 1896. Further preliminary notice of certain new species of lizards from central Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 8:1-4. - get paper here
  • Oliver, Paul M.; Hutchinson, Mark N.; Cooper, Steven J.B. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships in the lizard genus Diplodactylus Gray and resurrection of Lucasium Wermuth (Gekkota, Diplodactylidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 55( 3):197-210 - 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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