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Cyrtodactylus sadleiri (WELLS & WELLINGTON, 1985)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Sadleir's Bow-fingered Gecko 
SynonymGymnodactylus marmoratus — BOULENGER 1889 (part.)
Cyrtodactylus marmoratus GIBSON-HILL 1947
Cyrtodactylus sadleiri WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 11
Gonydactylus sadleiri — KLUGE 1991
Cyrtodactylus sadleiri — COGGER 2000: 727
Cyrtodactylus (Cyrtodactylus) sadleiri — RÖSLER 2000: 67
Cyrtodactylus sadleiri — JAMES et al. 2019 
DistributionChristmas Islands (Australia), Indian Ocean

Type locality: Aldrich Hill area, Christmas Island, Indian Ocean  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R95535 
Etymologynamed after Dr R. Sadleir, formerly of Western Australia, not R. Sadlier of the Australian Museum. 
  • Amarasinghe, A. A.; Awal Riyanto, Mumpuni & Lee L. Grismer 2020. A NEW BENT-TOED GECKO SPECIES OF THE GENUS Cyrtodactylus GRAY, 1827 (SQUAMATA: GEKKONIDAE) FROM THE WEST BALI NATIONAL PARK, BALI, INDONESIA. TAPROBANICA 9 (1): 59–70, pls. 22–24. - get paper here
  • 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. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Emery, J. P., Mitchell, N. J., Cogger, H., Agius, J., Andrew, P., Arnall, S., ... & Woinarski, J. Z. 2020. The lost lizards of Christmas Island: A retrospective assessment of factors driving the collapse of a native reptile community. Conservation Science and Practice, e358 - get paper here
  • Oliver PM, Blom MPK, Cogger HG, Fisher RN, Richmond JQ, Woinarski JCZ. 2018. Insular biogeographic origins and high phylogenetic distinctiveness for a recently depleted lizard fauna from Christmas Island, Australia. Biol. Lett. 14: 20170696 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. & Glaw, F. 2008. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Malaysia including a literature survey of mensural and meristic data in the genus. Zootaxa 1729: 8–22 - get paper here
  • TRI, NGO VAN 2013. Cyrtodactylus dati, a new forest dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 151–164 - get paper here
  • Wells, R. W. and Wellington, C. R. 1985. A classification of the Amphibia and Reptilia of Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology, Supplementary Series (1): 1-61 [sometimes cited as 1983] - get paper here
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