Species of gecko (Lepidodactylus) in the Port Moresby area with the description of a new species

  • Pernetta J
  • Black D
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A new species of gecko in the genus Lepidodactylus, L. browni, is described from Port Moresby, and a key to the members of the genus from the island of New Guinea is presented. Variation in the little-known species L. orientalis is outlined and observations on the ecology of geckoes from the Port Moresby region are discussed.

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  • Australasia
  • Australasian region
  • Chordates
  • Diagnosis
  • Land zones
  • New taxa
  • Nomenclature
  • Reptiles
  • Systematics
  • Vertebrates

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  • J C Pernetta

  • D Black

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