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Strophurus wilsoni (STORR, 1983)

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Mount Augustus Spiny-tailed Gecko 
SynonymDiplodactylus wilsoni STORR 1983
Strophurus wilsoni — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Strophurus wilsoni — GREER 1989
Strophurus wilsoni — KLUGE 1993
Diplodactylus wilsoni — COGGER 2000: 234
Strophurus wilsoni — RÖSLER 2000: 115
Strophurus wilsoni — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (W Western Australia)  
TypesHolotype: WAM R78932 
CommentGroup: Diplodactylus strophurus group (subgenus Strophurus). 
EtymologyNamed after Brisbane herpetologist Stephen Karl Wilson. 
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Storr G M 1983. Two new lizards from Western Australia (genera Diplodactylus and Lerista). Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 11 (1): 59-62 - 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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