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Gehyra barea KOPSTEIN, 1926

IUCN Red List - Gehyra barea - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Bandalsland Dtella 
SynonymGehyra barea KOPSTEIN 1926: 75
Peropus barea — CHRAPLIWY et al. 1961: 11
Gehyra barea — WERMUTH 1965: 33
Gehyra barea — KLUGE 1993
Gehyra barea — RÖSLER 2000: 80 
DistributionIndonesia (Banda Islands, Raja Ampat Archipelago, Salawati Island, Batanta Island)

Type locality: Tëun and Serua, Banda Islands [Teon Island, South Banda Sea, Maluku Province, Indonesia]  
TypesLectotype: RMNH 6625 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. Large (SVL 88–105mm), broad headed (HW/SVL 0.20 (0.23 from Kopstein 1926)) Gehyra with prominent posterior lateral skin fold on hindlimbs, U-shaped rostral, more than four small granular scales between nasals, distal subdigital lamellae (excluding single small terminal lamellae) on fingers and toes divided and deeply grooved, colouration in life reddish brown with lighter orange lateral and dorsal patches [Oliver et al. 2010]. 
  • Chrapliwy, P. S., H. M. Smith, and C. Grant. 1961. Systematic status of the geckonid lizard genera Gehyra, Peropus, Hoplodactylus and Naultinus. Herpetologica 17: 5-12 - get paper here
  • Kopstein,P.F. 1926. Reptilien von den Molukken und den benachbarten Inseln. Zoologische Mededelingen 1: 71-112 - get paper here
  • OLIVER, PAUL; MARK SISTROM, BURHAN TJATURADI, KELIOPAS KREY & STEPHEN RICHARDS 2010. On the status and relationships of the gecko species Gehyra barea Kopstein 1926, with description of new specimens and a range extension. Zootaxa 2354: 45–55 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Skipwith, Phillip L. & Paul M. Oliver 2014. A new Gehyra (Gekkonidae: Reptilia) from New Guinea with unique caudal scalation. Zootaxa 3827 (1): 057–066 - get paper here
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