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Strophurus mcmillani (STORR, 1978)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesShort-tailed Striped Gecko 
SynonymDiplodactylus mcmillani STORR 1978
Strophurus mcmillani - GREER 1989
Oedurella mcmillani - WELLS & WELLINGTON 1989
Strophurus mcmillani — GREER 1989
Strophurus mcmillani — KLUGE 1993
Diplodactylus mcmillani — COGGER 2000: 221
Strophurus mcmillani — RÖSLER 2000: 115
Strophurus mcmillani — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Strophurus mcmillani — LAVER et al. 2017 
DistributionAustralia (West Australia, extreme NW North Territory)

Type locality: Mitchell Plateau, 14° 57’ S, 126° 00’ E, W. A. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: WAM R43230 (1978 Diplodactylus mcmillani Storr) 
CommentDiplodactylus michaelseni group (subgenus Strophurus). 
  • 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.
  • Greer, A.E. 1989. The biology and evolution of Australian lizards. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, NSW 264 pp.
  • Laube, A. & Langner, C. 2007. Die Gattung Strophurus. Draco 8 (29): 49-66 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Storr, G. M. 1978. Seven new gekkonid lizards from Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 6: 337-352 - 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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