Two new species of Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) geckos from the north-west Kimberley region of Western Australia

@inproceedings{Doughty2012TwoNS,
  title={Two new species of Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) geckos from the north-west Kimberley region of Western Australia},
  author={Paul W. Doughty and Russell Palmer and Mark J. Sistrom and Aaron M Bauer and Stephen Charles Donnellan},
  year={2012}
}
Recent surveys in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have provided new material to reassess species diversity in the gecko genus Gehyra. Here we focus on morphological and molecular genetic variation within the G. occidentalis and G. xenopus groups. We fi rst describe a new small-bodied species that has a wedge of granules between the lamellae on the basal part of the toe pads, similar to that seen in G. xenopus. This new species has a dorsal pattern comprising transverse rows of dark… CONTINUE READING

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