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Gehyra borroloola KING, 1984

IUCN Red List - Gehyra borroloola - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Borroloola Dtella 
SynonymGehyra borroloola KING 1984
Dactyloperus borroloola — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985
Phyriadoria borroloola — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1989
Gehyra borroloola — KLUGE 1993
Gehyra borroloola — COGGER 2000: 237
Gehyra borroloola — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Gehyra borroloola — OLIVER et al. 2019 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory: Gulf of Carpentaria)

Type locality: outcrop 4 km S of Balbirini Station turnoff on Barkly Highway N.T.  
TypesHolotype: NTM R 10726 
EtymologyNamed after the small town of Borroloola on the edge of the species’ distribution. 
  • 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.
  • Horner, P. 2005. Gehyra koira sp. nov. (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), a new species of lizard with two allopatric subspecies from the Ord-Victoria region of north-western Australia and a key to the Gehyra australis species complex. The Beagle 21: 165-174
  • King M 1984. The Gehyra australis species complex (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 4 (2-4) 1983: 147-169 - get paper here
  • Oliver, P. M., Ashman, L. G., Bank, S., Laver, R. J., Pratt, R. C., Tedeschi, L. G., & Moritz, C. C. 2019. On and off the rocks: persistence and ecological diversification in a tropical Australian lizard radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19(1), 81 - 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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