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Rhynchoedura sexapora PEPPER, DOUGHTY, HUTCHINSON & KEOGH, 2011

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNorthern Beaked Gecko 
SynonymRhynchoedura sexapora PEPPER, DOUGHTY, HUTCHINSON & KEOGH 2011 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: Kimberley region)

Type locality: El Questro Station, WA (-16.01861°S, 128.00389°E).  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: WAM R170241 (formerly AMS R139904) (male) 
Comment 
Etymologysexapora is derived from the Latin sex (six) and porus (pore), referring to the condition of the pre-anal pores. Used as an adjective: ‘six-pored’. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Ellis, Ryan J.; Paul Doughty and Aaron M. Bauer 2018. An annotated type catalogue of the geckos and pygopods (Squamata: Gekkota: Carphodactylidae, Diplodactylidae, Gekkonidae, Pygopodidae) in the collection of the Western Australian Museum Records of the Western Australian Museum 33: 051–094 - get paper here
  • Pepper, Mitzy; Paul Doughty, Mark N. Hutchinson, J. Scott Keogh 2011. Ancient drainages divide cryptic species in Australia’s arid zone: Morphological and multi-gene evidence for four new species of Beaked Geckos (Rhynchoedura). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61 (3): 810-822 - get paper here
 
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