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A new velvet Gecko (Gekkonidae: Oedura ) from south-east Queensland, Australia

Couper, Patrick J.; Keim, Lauren D.; Hoskin, Conrad


It has long been suggested that the populations of the Zigzag Velvet Gecko Oedura rhombifer in south-eastern Queensland represent a distinct species. Here, we provide morphological data supporting this assertion, and describe these populations as Oedura jacovae sp. nov. This species is predominately arboreal and is found in open eucalypt forests between the distributions of its two most similar congeners, O. rhombifer to the north and O. lesueurii to the south. It is morphologically...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa


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