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Lepidodactylus pumilus (BOULENGER, 1885)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Slender Chained Gecko 
SynonymGecko pumilus BOULENGER 1885: 473
Lepidodactylus pumilus — BOULENGER 1898
Gecko pumilus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 54
Lepidodactylus pumilis — COGGER 1979
Lepidodactylus pumilis — OTA 1987: 167
Lepidodactylus pumilus — KLUGE 1993
Lepidodactylus pumilus — COGGER 2000: 250
Lepidodactylus pumilis — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland, Cape York Peninsula),
Murray and Hammond Islands (Torres Strait Islands),
Papua New Guinea (Daru Island and Fly River region, Western District)

Type locality: Murray Is., Torres Strait, Qld.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.25.93 
CommentGroup. Member of Lepidodactylus group I. Kraus and Oliver included 4 species in the L. pumilus group: L. magnus, L. pumilus, L. sacrolineatus, and L. zweifeli. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Descriptions of three new species of geckoes. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 16: 473-475 - 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.
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp. - get paper here
  • Ota, H. 1987. A new species of Lepidodactylus (Gekkonidae: Reptilia) from Lanyu Island, Taiwan. Copeia 1987 (1): 164-169. - get paper here
  • Rösler, H., Glaw, F.& R. Günther 2005. Aktualisierte Liste der Geckos von Neuguinea (Sauria: Geckonidae: Gekkoninae) mit vorläufiger Charakterisierung von neun Formen aus den Gattungen Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827, Gehyra Gray, 1834 und Nactus Kluge, 1983. Gekkota 5: 33-64 - 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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