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Strophurus robinsoni (SMITH, 1995)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymDiplodactylus robinsoni SMITH 1995
Diplodactylus robinsoni — COGGER 2000: 741
Strophurus robinsoni — RÖSLER 2000: 115
Strophurus robinsoni — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Strophurus robinsoni — LAVER et al. 2017 
DistributionN Australia (Ord and Keep river drainages, Western Australia - Northern Territory border region)

Type locality: Mt Parker, Osmond Range, Western Australia (17°10’S 128°18’E)  
TypesHolotype: WAM R108646, (N Gambold, 21.vii.1991) 
CommentGroup: Belongs to the subgenus Strophurus. 
EtymologyNamed after David Robinson, an amateur naturalist who is a Technical Officer, Western Australian Department of Agriculture. 
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Smith, L.A. 1995. A new Diplodactylus, subgenus Strophurus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from northern Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 17 (3): 351-353 - 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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