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Pseudothecadactylus lindneri COGGER, 1975

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Giant Cave Gecko 
SynonymPseudothecadactylus lindneri COGGER 1975
Pseudothecadactylus lindneri lindneri — COGGER 1975
Pseudothecadactylus lindbergi — DAREVSKY & ORLOV 1988
Rhacodactylus (Pseudothecadactylus) lindneri — BAUER 1990
Rhacodactylus lindneri — KLUGE 1991
Pseudothecadactylus lindneri — COGGER 1992
Pseudothecadactylus lindneri — KLUGE 1993
Rhacodactylus lindneri — RÖSLER 1995
Pseudothecadactylus lindneri — COGGER 2000: 273
Pseudothecadactylus lindneri — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory: W Arnhem Land)

lindneri: Arnhem Land, Northern Territory; Type locality: Koongarra, Mt Brockman Range, Arnhem Land, NT

cavaticus: Kimberley district, Western Australia.  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R38734 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Cogger 1975: 89 
CommentSubspecies: Pseudothecadactylus lindneri cavaticus has been elevated to species status. 
  • Bauer, A.M. 1990. Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of the Carphodactylini (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Bonner zool. Monogr. 30: 1-220 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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.
  • Cogger,H.G. 1975. New lizards of the genus Pseudothecadactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from Arnhem Land and northwestern Australia. Rec. Austral. Mus. 30: 87-97 - get paper here
  • Cogger,H.G. 1992. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 4th ed. Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Smith, L.A. 1989. Taxonomic status of the gecko Pseudothecadactylus lindneri cavaticus Cogger. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 14: 425-426
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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