Nactus cheverti (BOULENGER, 1885)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Nactus cheverti?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Hetoronota [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
|Distribution||Australia (NE Queensland: from Princess Charlotte Bay south to Cairns region)|
Type locality: Fitzroy Island and Endeavour River, Queensland.
|Types||Lectotype: AMS (AM) R42733 (formerly MAMU R632), Fitzroy Island, Qld. Designation by Kluge (1963).|
|Comment||Synonymy: Has also been considered as synonym of Gymnodactylus (Nactus) pelagicus, e.g. by RÖSLER 2000.|
|Etymology||Named after the ship Chevert, which Sir William John Macleay bought and used for his expedition to New Guinea (1875).|