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Strophurus taeniatus (LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON, 1913)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesPhasmid Striped Gecko, White-striped Gecko 
SynonymOedurella taeniata LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1913: 5
Diplodactylus michaelseni - LOVERIDGE 1934 (partim)
Diplodactylus taeniatus - COGGER 1975 (partim)
Diplodactylus taeniate - COGGER & HEATWOLE 1981
Strophurus taeniatus - WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Strophurus taeniatus — GREER 1989
Strophurus taeniatus — KLUGE 1993
Strophurus taeniatus — RÖSLER 1995: 85
Diplodactylus taeniatus — COGGER 2000: 229
Strophurus taeniatus — RÖSLER 2000: 115
Strophurus taeniatus — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (North Territory, Queensland, West Australia)

Type locality: Denham, West Australia Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: NRM (NHRM) 2999 (1913 Oedurella taeniata) 
CommentDiplodactylus michaelseni group (subgenus Strophurus). Has been synonymized with D. michaelseni by WERMUTH 1965: 24.

Diagnosis: A very small, slender Diplodactylus (subgenus Strophurus), most like D. jeanae but with rostral widely excluded from nostril and much narrower dark dorso-lateral, mid-lateral and mid-ventral stripes [from STORR 1988]

Type species: Oedurella taeniata LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1913: 5 is the type species of the genus Oedurella LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1913. 
  • 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
  • Lönnberg, E., and L. G. Andersson. 1913. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. III. Reptiles. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, Stockholm, 52: 1-17 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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