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Naultinus tuberculatus (MCCANN, 1955)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesWest Coast Green Gecko (poecilochlorus: Lewis Pass green gecko) 
SynonymHeteropholis tuberculatus MCCANN 1955: 61
Heteropholis tuberculatus — WERMUTH 1965: 92
Naultinus elegans tuberculatus — MEADS 1982
Heteropholis poecilochlorus ROBB 1980
Naultinus elegans poecilochlorus — MEADS 1982
Naultinus tuberculatus — THOMAS 1982
Heteropholis tuberculatus — ROBB 1986
Naultinus poecilochlorus — BAUER 1990
Naultinus tuberculatus — KLUGE 1993
Naultinus tuberculatus — RÖSLER 2000: 96
Naultinus poecilochlorus — RÖSLER 2000: 96
Naultinus tuberculatus — NIELSEN et al. 2011 
DistributionNew Zealand (NW South Island: Nelson and Westland)

Type locality: Westland, South Island, New Zealand.

poecilochlorus: New Zealand (Lewis Pass, south Nelson and north Canterbury, south Island); type locality: “Lewis Pass”.  
TypesHolotype: CMC R199 (Canterbury Museum, Christchurch) 
CommentSynonymy: Naultinus poecilochlorus is not accepted as a valid species by DAUGHERTY et al. 1994, nor by NIELSEN et al. 2011 (who spell it poecilochloris). 
  • Bauer, A.M. 2013. Geckos - The Animal Answer Guide. Johns Hopkins University Press, 159 pp.
  • Daugherty, Charles H.; Patterson, G. B.; Hitchmough, R. A. 1994. Taxonomic and conservation review of New Zealand herpetofauna. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 21 (4): 317-323 - get paper here
  • Henle, K. 1981. Die Herpetofauna Neuseelands, Teil 4: Endemische Geckos. Herpetofauna 3 (15): 16-19 - get paper here
  • Hitchmough, Rodney A.; Geoffrey B. Patterson, and David G. Chapple 2016. Putting a Name to Diversity: Taxonomy of the New Zealand Lizard Fauna. in: Chapple, D.G. (ed). New Zealand Lizards. Springer, pp. 87-108 - get paper here
  • Macredie, Grant 1999. Focus On: Naultinus poecilochlorus, The Lewis Pass Green Gecko. Gekko 1 (1): 28-29
  • McCann, C. 1955. The lizards of New Zealand. Gekkonidae and Scincidae. Dominion Museum Bulletin (17): 1—127.
  • Nielsen, Stuart V.; Aaron M. Bauer, Todd R. Jackman, Rod A. Hitchmough and Charles H. Daugherty 2011. New Zealand geckos (Diplodactylidae): Cryptic diversity in a post-Gondwanan lineage with trans-Tasman affinities. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59 (1): 1-22 - get paper here
  • Robb J 1980. Three new species of gekkonid lizards, genera Hoplodactylus Fitzinger and Heteropholis Fischer, from New Zealand. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND RECORDS 1(19) 1980: 305-310
  • Robb,J. 1980. New Zealand Amphibians and Reptiles in Colour. Collins, Auckland, 128 pp.
  • Robb,J. 1986. New Zealand Amphibians and Reptiles in Colour, Revised Edition. Collins, Auckland
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • van Winkel, D., Baling, M. & Hitchmough, R. 2018. Reptiles and Amphibians of New Zealand: A field guide. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 376 pp
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