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Nephrurus sheai COUPER, 1994

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Higher TaxaCarphodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesKimberley Rough Knob-tail 
SynonymNephrurus sheai COUPER in COUPER & GREGSON 1994
Nephrurus sheai — COGGER 2000: 742
Nephrurus sheai — OLIVER & BAUER 2011
Nephrurus sheai — COGGER 2014: 267 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory) Map legend:
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TypesParatypes: AMS (AM) 
  • 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.
  • Couper P J; Gregson R A M 1994. Redescription of Nephrurus asper Gunther, and description of N. amyae sp. nov. and N. sheai sp. nov. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 37(1): 53-67
  • Oliver, P.M. & Bauer, A.M. 2011. Systematics. and evolution of the Australian knob-tail geckos (Nephrurus, Carphodactylidae, Gekkota): Pleisomorphic grades and biome shifts through the Miocene. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59 (3): 664-674 - get paper here
  • Paluh, D. J. and A. M. Bauer 2016. Nephrurus sheai (Northern Knob-tailed Gecko) diet. Herpetological Review 47(3): 466-467.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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