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Phyllurus isis COUPER, COVACEVICH & MORITZ, 1993

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Higher TaxaCarphodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPhyllurus isis COUPER, COVACEVICH & MORITZ 1993
Phyllurus isis — COGGER 2000: 742
Phyllurus isis — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Phyllurus isis — COGGER 2014: 274 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland: Mt Blackwood (21°02', 148°56') and Mt Jukes (21 °02', 148°57'), Mackay district, MEQ)

Type locality: Mt Blackwood NP (21°02',148°56'), MEQ.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: QM J53511, gravid female; paratypes: QM 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologySelected from Egyptian mythology (Mackenzie, 1978). The epithet is to be treated as a noun in apposition. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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.
  • Couper, P.J.; Covacevich, J.A. & Mortiz, C. 1993. A review of the leaf-tailed geckos endemic to eastern Australia: a new genus, four new species, and other new data. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 34 (1): 95-124
  • Hoskin, C.J.; P. J. Couper & C. J. Schneider 2003. A New Species of Phyllurus (Lacertailia: Gekkonidae) and a Revised Phylogeny and Key for the Australian Leaf-tailed Geckos. Australian Journal of Zoology 51 (2): 153-164 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - 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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