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SAND-PLAIN GECKO (COMPLEX)
(Western sandplain gecko Pale-snouted Ground Gecko

Lucasium stenodactylus (Complex)
(were Lucasium stenodactylum )


COMMON NAME
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SCIENTIFIC NAME
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DISTRIBUTION

*Southern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium microplax (split from Lucasium stenodactylum)

SA, NT, QLD, WA, NSW

*Northern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium stenodactylum (was Diplodactylus stenodactylus)

NT, WA, SA?

*Pilbara Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium woodwardi (split from Lucasium stenodactylum)

WA (Pilbara)



The Crowned Sand-plain Gecko (Lucasium stenodactylum) above is from Mootwingee NSW  
The Southern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko (Lucasium microplax) (previously Lucasium stenodactylus) above is from Mootwingee NSW

NOTE THAT THIS MAP MAY CHANGE AS MORE DATA BECOMES AVAILABLE
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  Approximate distribution of the Crowned Sand-plain Gecko Lucasium stenodactylum map
Approximate distribution of the Crowned Sand-plain Gecko complex (Lucasium stenodactylum complex)

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

COLOUR

*Southern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium microplax

BLUE

*Northern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium stenodactylum

YELLOW

*Pilbara Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

Lucasium woodwardi

RED

Species overlap
with Northern Crowned Sand-Plain Gecko

with Lucasium stenodactylum

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Revision of Lucasium stenodactylus (Boulenger, 1896; Squamata: Diplodactylidae), with the resurrection of L. woodwardi (Fry, 1914) and the description of a new species from south-central Australia


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