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Lucasium immaculatum (STORR, 1988)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Pale-striped Ground Gecko 
SynonymDiplodactylus stenodactylus — KLUGE 1967 (partim)
Diplodactylus jonathoni WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985
Diplodactylus immaculatus STORR 1988
Turnerdactylus jonathoni — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1989
Diplodactylus immaculatus — COGGER 2000: 219
Lucasium immaculatum — OLIVER et al. 2007 
DistributionAustralia (central interior of Northern Territory, west central interior of Queensland)  
TypesHolotype: WAM R21408
Holotype: AMS R95612 [Diplodactylus jonathoni Wells & Wellington 1985] 
CommentGroup: Diplodactylus stenodactylus group.

Synonymy: See Bauer 1994 for a discussion of nomenclatorial problems concerning the priority of Diplodactylus jonathoni over Diplodactylus immaculatus. 
  • Bauer, A.M. 1994. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien: Gekkonidae I (Australia). Das Tierreich, Vol. 108, W. de Gruyter & Co. (Berlin)
  • 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
  • Oliver, Paul M.; Hutchinson, Mark N.; Cooper, Steven J.B. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships in the lizard genus Diplodactylus Gray and resurrection of Lucasium Wermuth (Gekkota, Diplodactylidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 55( 3):197-210 - 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
  • VANDERDUYS, ERIC; CONRAD J. HOSKIN, ALEX S. KUTT, JUSTIN M. WRIGHT, STEPHEN M. ZOZAYA 2020. Beauty in the eye of the beholder: a new species of gecko (Diplodactylidae: Lucasium) from inland north Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa 4877 (2): 291–310 - 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
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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