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Strophurus jeanae (STORR, 1988)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Southern Phasmid Gecko 
SynonymDiplodactylus jeanae STORR 1988
Diplodactylus taeniata — STORR & FORD 1967
Diplodactylus taeniatus — COGGER (partim) 1975
Oedurella taeniata — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985 (partim)
Oedurella jeanae — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1989
Strophurus jeanae — GREER 1989
Strophurus jeanae — KLUGE 1991
Strophurus jeanae — KLUGE 1993
Diplodactylus jeanae — COGGER 2000: 220
Strophurus jeanae — RÖSLER 2000: 115
Strophurus jeanae — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (arid zone of N Northern Territory and N Western Australia)

Type locality: Port Hedland, Western Australia, in 20° 19'S, 118°36' E.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R81843 (1988 Diplodactylus jeanae Storr) 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: A very small and extremely slender Diplodactylus (subgenus Strophurus), most like D. taeniatus but with rostral entering nostril and very wide ventral stripe (at widest occupying half width of abdomen). 
CommentDiplodactylus michaelseni group (subgenus Strophurus). 
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  • 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
  • Greer, A.E. 1989. The biology and evolution of Australian lizards. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, NSW 264 pp.
  • Laube, A. & Langner, C. 2007. Die Gattung Strophurus. Draco 8 (29): 49-66 - get paper here
  • Laver, R.J., Nielsen, S.V., Rosauer, D.F., Oliver, P.M. 2017. Trans-biome diversity in Australian grass-specialist lizards (Diplodactylidae: Strophurus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Storr, G. M. 1988. A new species of Diplodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from northern Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 14: 183-187. - 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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