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Strophurus horneri OLIVER & PARKIN, 2014

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesArnhem Phasmid Gecko 
SynonymStrophurus horneri OLIVER & PARKIN 2014 
DistributionN Australia (Northern Territory)

Type locality: Yirrkakak, west Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia (12°12'14"S, 133°48'03"E),  
TypesHolotype: NMV D72591, female, collected by P. Horner, J. Melville & R. Glor, 9 November 2004. 
EtymologyNamed in honor of Dr. Paul Horner, Emeritus Curator of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, in recognition of his significant contributions to Australian reptile systematics. 
  • Laver, R.J., Nielsen, S.V., Rosauer, D.F., Oliver, P.M. 2017. Trans-biome diversity in Australian grass-specialist lizards (Diplodactylidae: Strophurus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
  • Oliver, P.M. & Parkin, T. 2014. A new phasmid gecko (Squamata: Diplodactylidae: Strophurus) from the Arnhem Plateau: more new diversity in rare vertebrates from northern Australia. Zootaxa 3878 (1): 037–048 - get paper here
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