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A new velvet gecko (Oedura: Diplodactylidae) from Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory

Oliver, Paul M; Jolly, Chris; Skipwith, Phillip; Goncalves Tedeschi, Leonardo; Gillespie, Graeme R

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Over the last decade, the combination of biological surveys, genetic diversity assessments and systematic research has revealed a growing number of previously unrecognised vertebrate species endemic to the Australian Monsoonal Tropics. Here we describe a new species of saxicoline velvet gecko in the Oedura marmorata complex from Groote Eylandt, a large island off the eastern edge of the Top End region of the Northern Territory.Oedura nesos sp. nov. differs from all congeners in combination of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/222414
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4779.3.10

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