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Oedura coggeri BUSTARD, 1966

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymOedura coggeri BUSTARD 1966
Oedura coggeri — BOURKE et al. 2017
Oedura coggeri — HOSKIN 2019 
DistributionAustralia (North Queensland)

Type locality: Lappa Junction, North Queensland, Australia  
TypesHolotype: AMS R 17791, adult female 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Harold "Hal" George Cogger (b. 1935), and Australian herpetologist who spent his entire career at the Australian Museum, Sydney. 
  • Baker, Cherryl Richards; Brattstrom, Bayard H.; Brattstrom, Martha A. 1998. Microhabitat utilization by some Queensland, Australia geckos. Dactylus 3 (3): 97-102
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • BOURKE, GAYLEEN; RENAE C. PRATT, ERIC VANDERDUYS, CRAIG MORITZ 2017. Systematics of a small Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Einasleigh Uplands, Queensland: description of a new range restricted species. Zootaxa 4231 (1): 085–099 - get paper here
  • Bustard, H. R. 1966. The Oedura tryoni complex: East Australian rock-dwelling geckos. (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology, 14: 1—14 - get paper here
  • Hagey TJ, Harte S, Vickers M, Harmon LJ, Schwarzkopf L 2017. There’s more than one way to climb a tree: Limb length and microhabitat use in lizards with toe pads. PLoS One 12 (9): e0184641 - get paper here
  • HOSKIN, CONRAD J. 2019. Description of three new velvet geckos (Diplodactylidae: Oedura) from inland eastern Australia, and redescription of Oedura monilis De Vis. Zootaxa 4683 (2): 242–270 - get paper here
  • HOSKIN, CONRAD J.; STEPHEN M. ZOZAYA, ERIC VANDERDUYS 2018. A new species of velvet gecko (Diplodactylidae: Oedura) from sandstone habitats of inland north Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa 4486 (2): 101–114 - get paper here
  • Pillai, R., Nordberg, E., Riedel, J. & Schwarzkopf, L. 2020. Geckos cling best to, and prefer to use, rough surfaces. Front Zool 17: 32 - get paper here
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