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Diplodactylus kenneallyi STORR, 1988

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Kenneally's Gecko 
SynonymDiplodactylus kenneallyi STORR 1988
Manwellisaurus kenneallyi — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1989
Diplodactylus kenneallyi — KLUGE 1993
Diplodactylus kenneallyi — COGGER 2000: 221
Diplodactylus kenneallyi — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: foot of stony hill near Lake Buchanan, Western Australia, in 25° 35'S, 123° 05'E.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R95245 
CommentGroup: Diplodactylus conspicillatus group.

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after Kevin Francis Kenneally (b. 1945), a Australian botanist who worked for the Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management. 
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1988. Three new Diplodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from the and zone of Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 14: 217-233. - 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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