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Nactus cheverti (MACLEAY, 1877)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymHetoronota [sic] marmorata MACLEAY 1877: 100
Gymnodactylus cheverti BOULENGER 1885: 41 (nom. nov.)
Gymnodactylus cheverti — WERNER 1913: 1
Nactus cheverti — ZUG 1998
Nactus cheverti — COGGER 2000: 741
Nactus cheverti — PAPENFUSS et al. 2010 
DistributionAustralia (NE Queensland: from Princess Charlotte Bay south to Cairns region)

Type locality: Fitzroy Island and Endeavour River, Queensland.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: R42733 Fitzroy I., Qld [Hetoronota (sic) marmorata] 
CommentHas also been considered as synonym of Gymnodactylus (Nactus) pelagicus, e.g. by RÖSLER 2000. 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • 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.
  • HEINICKE, MATTHEW P.; ELI GREENBAUM, TODD R. JACKMAN, AARON M. BAUER 2010. Molecular Phylogenetics of Pacific Nactus (Squamata: Gekkota: Gekkonidae) and the Diphyly of Australian Species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 61 (17): 633-646 - get paper here
  • Kraus, Fred 2005. The genus Nactus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae): a phylogenetic analysis and description of two new species from the Papuan Region. Zootaxa 1061:1-28 - get paper here
  • Macleay, W. 1877. The lizards of the Chevert Expedition. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 2: 60-69; 97-104 - get paper here
  • Werner, F. 1913. Neue oder seltene Reptilien und Frösche des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. Reptilien der Ostafrika-Expedition der Hamburger Geographischen Gesellschaft 1911/12. Leiter: Dr. E. Obst. Reptilien und Amphibien von Formosa. Jb. Hamb. wiss. Anst., 30 [1912], 2. Beiheft: 1-39, 40-45, 45-51 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
  • Zug, George R. 1998. Australian populations of the Nactus pelagicus complex (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42 (2): 613-626
 
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