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Taxonomy of the family Gekkonidae Biodiversity of the family Gekkonidae

Bibliography of the family
Gekkonidae
(Typical Geckos)

(Reptilia: Sauria)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


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Anonymous. 1980. Marine observers' log. Lizard. Marine Observer 50(270): 174-175.

Anonymous. 2002. Gecko fact finder. Chit Chat (Newsletter of the GGA) (9): 9-12.

Anonymous. 2007. Australische Geckos. Draco 8(1) (29): 1-88.

Agarwal, I.; Bauer, A.M.; Jackman, T.R.; Karanth, P. 2014. Cryptic species and Miocene diversification of Palaearctic naked-toed geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in the Indian dry zone. Zoologica Scripta 43(5): 455-471.

Allen, R. 1994. The captive management and breeding of geckos. Rephiberary 199: 2-4.

Ananjeva, N.B. 1982. [The protective function of caudal glands in geckos]. (In Russian). Priroda (Moscow) 1982(6): 112-113.

Anderson, S.C. 1972. Adaptations in geckos. Pacific Discovery 25(1): 1-11.

Arnold, E.N. 1996. The role of biological process in phylogenetics with examples from the study of lizards. Memorie della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 27(1): 9-20.

Audy, J.R. 1953. Strolling on the ceiling. Malayan Nature Journal 7: 182-190.

Autumn, K.; Jindrich, D.; DeNardo, D.; Mueller, R. 1999. Locomotor performance at low temperature and the evolution of nocturnality in geckos. Evolution 53(2): 580-599.

Barts, M.; Hulbert, F. 2004. Die Geckos der Welt. Draco 5(2) (18): 4-17.

Bauer, A.M. 1990. Gekkonid lizards as prey of invertebrates and predators of vertebrates. Herpetological Review 21(4): 83-87.

Bauer, A.M. 1990. Phylogeny and biogeography of the geckos of southern Africa and the islands of the western Indian Ocean: a preliminary analysis. pp. 275-284. In: Peters, G. & Hütterer, R. (eds.). Vertebrates in the Tropics. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Vertebrate Biogeography and Systematics in the Tropics, Bonn, June 5-8, 1989. Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Institute and Zoological Museum, Bonn. 424 pp.

Bauer, A.M. 1994. Familia Gekkonidae (Reptilia, Sauria). Part 1. Australia and Oceania. Das Tierreich 109: 1-306.

Bauer, A.M. 2009. Geckos in traditional medicine: forensic implications. Applied Herpetology 6(1) (Special Issue): 81-96.

Bauer, A.M. 2013. Geckos - The Animal Answer Guide. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 159 pp.

Bauer, A.M.; Russell, A.P. 1989. Supraorbital ossifications in geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 67(3): 678-684.

Bauer, A.M.; Russell, A.P. 1991. Pedal specialisations in dune-dwelling geckos. Journal of Arid Environments 20(1): 43-62.

Bauer, A.M.; Russell, A.P. 1992. Regional integumentary loss as an escape strategy in island gekkonid lizards. pp. 69-71. In: Korsos, Z. & Kiss, I. (eds.). Proceedings of the 6th Ordinary General Meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica, 19-23 August 1991, Budapest, Hungary. Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. 531 pp.

Bauer, A.M.; Russell, A.P. 1992. The evolutionary significance of regional integumentary loss in island geckos: a complement to caudal autotomy. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 4(4): 343-358.

Bauer, A.M.; Russell, A.P. 1994. Is autotomy frequency reduced in geckos with "actively functional" tails? Herpetological Natural History 2(2): 1-15.

Bellairs, A.A. 1948. The eyelids and spectacle in geckos. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118: 420-426.

Beste, H. 1971. What are geckos? Wildlife in Australia 8(3): 79.

Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 1. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 436 pp. (Reprinted in 1965 by Wheldon & Wesley, Codicote, and Cramer, Weinheim).

Branch, W.R. 1984. Cape lizards. 6. Songs in the night. Naturalist (Port Elizabeth) 28(1): 3-11.

Brygoo, E.R. 1991. Les types de gekkonides (reptiles, sauriens) du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle. Catalogue critique. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 12(3-4): 19-141.

Bustard, R. 1960. Geckos. Aquarist and Pondkeeper 25: 123-124.

Bustard, R. 1963. Gecko behavioural trait: tongue wiping spectacle. Herpetologica 19: 217-218.

Bustard, R. 1967. A mechanism for greater predator survival during cold torpor in gekkonid lizards. British Journal of Herpetology 4: 7-8.

Bustard, R. 1968. Temperature dependant tail autotomy mechanism in gekkonid lizards. Herpetologica 24: 127-130.

Bustard, R. 1968. The egg-shell of gekkonid lizards: a taxonomic adjunct. Copeia 1968: 162-164.

Bustard, R.; Hughes, R.D. 1966. Gekkonid lizards: Average ages derived from tail-loss data. Science (New York) 153: 1670-1671.

Chang, C.W.; Mao, J.J.; Norval, G. 2013. Damage to air conditioning units caused by geckos. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 20(3): 143–145.

Christian, K.; Bedford, G. 1993. High reproductive expenditure per progeny in geckos relative to other lizards. Journal of Herpetology 27(3): 351-354.

Clyne, D. 1985. Lizards with contact lenses and windscreen wipers. Australian Natural History 21(8): 318-319.

Cogger, H.G. 1958. Australian geckos. Australian Museum Mag. 11: 343-347.

Dai, Z.D.; Sun, J. 2007. Research progress in gecko locomotion and biomimetic gecko-robots. Progress in Natural Science 17(1): 1-5.

Daza, J.D.; Herrera, A.; Thomas, R.; Claudio, H.J. 2009. Are you what you eat? A geometric morphometric analysis of gekkotan skull shape. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 97(3): 677-707.

Deraniyagala, P.E.P. 1949. Some cross-banded geckoes of India and Ceylon. (Abstract). Proceedings Indian Sci. Congr. 32nd(3) [1946]: 114.

Donnellan, S.C.; Hutchinson, M.N.; Saint, K.M. 1999. Molecular evidence for the phylogeny of Australian gekkonoid lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 67(1): 97-118.

Ellis, R.J.; Doughty, P.; Bauer, A.M. 2018. An annotated type catalogue of the geckos and pygopods (Squamata: Gekkota: Carphodactylidae, Diplodactylidae, Gekkonidae, Pygopodidae) in the collection of the Western Australian Museum. Records of the Western Australian Museum 33(1): 51-94.

Falk, A. 2002. Geckos. Eugen Ulmer Verlag, Stuttgart. 95 pp.

Feng, J.; Han, D.M.; Bauer, A.M.; Zhou, K.Y. 2007. Interrelationships among gekkonid geckos inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. Zoological Science (Tokyo) 24(7): 656-665.

Fletcher, D.E.; Hopkins, W.A.; Standora, M.M.; Arribas, C.; Baionno-Parikh, J.A.; Saldana, T.; Fernandez-Delgado, C. 2008. Geckos as indicators of urban pollution. pp. 225-237. In: Mitchell, J.C.; Jung Brown, R.E.; Bartholomew, B. (eds.). Urban herpetology. SSAR (Society for the study of Amphibians and Reptiles), Utah. 586 pp.

Frankenberg, E. 1978. Interspecific and seasonal variation of daily activity times in gekkonid lizards (Reptilia, Lacertilia). Journal of Herpetology 12(4): 505-519.

Frauca, H. 1973. Australische Geckos. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 26: 30-33.

Gamble, T. 2010. A review of sex determining mechanisms in geckos (Gekkota: Squamata). Sexual Development 4(1-2): 88-103.

Gamble, T.; Bauer, A.M.; Colli, G.R.; Greenbaum, E.; Jackman, T.R.; Vitt, L.J.; Simons, A.M. 2011. Coming to America: multiple origins of New World geckos. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24(2): 231-244.

Gamble, T.; Bauer, A.M.; Greenbaum, E.; Jackman, T.R. 2008. Evidence for Gondwanan vicariance in an ancient clade of gecko lizards. Journal of Biogeography 35(1): 88-104.

Gamble, T.; Greenbaum, E.; Jackman, T.R.; Bauer, A.M. 2015. Into the light: diurnality has evolved multiple times in geckos. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115(4): 896-910.

Gardner, A.S. 1985. An identification key to the geckos of the Seychelles, with brief notes on their distributions and habits. Herpetological Journal 1(1): 17-19.

Gaulke, M. 2010. Inkubation umgelagerter Echsengelege 'Überraschungs-Eier' und ihre 'bewegte' Geschichte (II). DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 63(5): 60-63.

Gilpin, H.G.B. 1967. Geckos in the vivarium. Aquarist and Pondkeeper 32: 192-193.

Glauert, L. 1956. Geckonidae (part II). Western Australian Naturalist 5(3): 49-56.

González, A.L.; Farina, J.M.; Kay, A.D.; Pinto, R.; Marquet, P.A. 2011. Exploring patterns and mechanisms of interspecific and intraspecific variation in body elemental composition of desert consumers. Oikos 120(8): 1247-1255.

Gordon, D.H.; Haacke, W.D.; Jacobsen, N.H.G. 1989. Chromosomal studies of relationships in Gekkonidae, Chamaeleonidae and Scincidae in South Africa. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 36(1): 77.

Grossmann, W.; Kowalski, T.; Zwanzig, B.M.; Colacicco, F.; Zilger, H.J. 2017. Are geckos part of the dietary spectrum of Tristram’s Starling, Onychognathus tristramii (Sclater, 1858)? Sauria (Berlin) 39(3): 51-54.

Hagey, T.J.; Harte, S.; Vickers, M.; Harmon, L.J.; Schwarzkopf, L. 2017. There's more than one way to climb a tree: Limb length and microhabitat use in lizards with toe pads. PLoS ONE 12(9): e0184641

Han, D.M.; Zhou, K.Y. 2002. [An introduction of the phylogenetic studies on Gekkonoids. pp. 211-217]. (In Chinese). In: Zhou, K. Herpetologica Sinica 9. Chinese Scientific Books, Beijing. 235 pp.

Heatwole, H. 1966. Factors affecting orientation and habitat selection in some geckos. Zeitschrift für Tierpsychologie 23: 303-314.

Heinicke, M.P.; Greenbaum, E.; Jackman, T.R.; Bauer, A.M. 2012. Evolution of gliding in Southeast Asian geckos and other vertebrates is temporally congruent with dipterocarp forest development. Biology Letters 8(6): 994-997.

Henkel, F.W.; Schmidt, W. 1991. Geckos: Biologie, Haltung und Zucht. Verlag Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart. 224 pp.

Henkel, F.W.; Schmidt, W. 1995. Geckoes: biology, husbandry, and reproduction. Krieger, Malabar, Florida. 237 pp. (Translated from German original).

Henkel, F.W.; Schmidt, W. 2003. Geckos. 2nd rev. ed. Ulmer, Stuttgart. 175 pp.

Henkel, F.W.; Schmidt, W. 2003. Geckos: All Species in One Book. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main. 159 pp.

Hoffmann, P. 1990. Besonderheiten der Geckos. Sie laufen die Wande hoch und unter der Decke entlang. Aquarium (Bornheim) 256: 51-52.

Ineich, I. 2010. How habitat disturbance benefits geckos: conservation implications. Comptes Rendus Biologies 333(1): 76-82.

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1985. Opinion 1359. Uroplat- as the stem of family-group names in Reptilia, Sauria and Insecta, Coleoptera: a ruling to remove the homonymy. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 42(4): 344-346.

Irschick, D.J.; Austin, C.C.; Petren, K.; Fisher, R.N.; Losos, J.B.; Ellers, O. 1996. A comparative analysis of clinging ability among pad-bearing lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 59(1): 21-35.

Israelachvili, J. 2006. Adhesion and friction in gecko toe attachment and detachment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103(51): 19320-19325.

Jeffrey, J.; Norhayati, M.; Sulaiman, A.; Hidayatulfathi, O.; Sallehudin, S. 2003. Using the cockroach beaker-trap to trap house-lizards. Tropical Biomedicine 20(1): 91-92.

Joger, U. 1985. The African gekkonine radiation - preliminary phylogenetic results, based on quantitative immunological comparisons of serum albumins. pp. 479-494. In: Schuchmann, K.-L. (ed.). Proceedings of the International Symposium on African Vertebrates: Systematics, Phylogeny and Evolutionary Ecology. Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn. 585 pp.

Johnson, M.K.; Russell, A.P.; Bauer, A.M. 2005. Locomotor morphometry of the Pachydactylus radiation of lizards (Gekkota: Gekkonidae): a phylogenetically and ecologically informed analysis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83(12): 1511-1524.

Kamal, A.M. 1961. The common characters of the geckonid chondrocranium. Anatomischer Anzeiger 109: 109-113.

Kamal, A.M. 1961. The phylogenetic position of the Geckonidae in the light of the developmental study of the skull. Anatomischer Anzeiger 109: 114-116.

Khan, M.S. 2003. Anmerkungen zur Morphologie, Verbreitung und den Habitatpräferenzen einiger pakistanischer Geckos. Sauria (Berlin) 25(3): 35-45.

Khan, M.S. 2005. An overview of the angular-toed geckos of Pakistan (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Gekko 4(2): 20-30.

Khan, M.S. 2008. Relationships among angular-toed geckos of circum western Himalayas (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Journal of Taxonomy & Biodiversity Research 2(1-2): 5-8.

King, M. 1987. Monophyleticism and polyphleticism in the Gekkonidae: a chromosomal perspective. Australian Journal of Zoology 35(6): 641-654.

King, M. 1987. Origin of the Gekkonidae: chromosomal and albumin evolution suggests Gondwanaland. Search (North Balwyn) 18(5): 252-254.

King, M.; Horner, P. 1993. Family Gekkonidae. pp. 221-233. In: Glasby, C.J.; Ross, G.J.B. & Beesley, P.L. (eds.). Fauna of Australia. Vol. 2A. Amphibia & Reptilia. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. 439 pp.

Kluge, A.G. 1965. The systematic status of certain Australian lizards of the family Gekkonidae. Australian Zoologist 13: 121-125.

Kluge, A.G. 1967. Higher taxonomic categories of gekkonid lizards and their evolution. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 135: 1-59.

Kluge, A.G. 1976. A reinvestigation of the abdominal musculature of gekkonoid lizards and its bearing on their phylogenetic relationships. Herpetologica 32(3): 295-298.

Kluge, A.G. 1982. Cloacal bones and sacs as evidence of gekkonoid lizard relationships. Herpetologica 38(3): 348-355.

Kluge, A.G. 1983. Cladistic relationships among gekkonid lizards. Copeia 1983(2): 465-475.

Kluge, A.G. 1983. Epidermal gland evolution in gekkonoids lizards. Journal of Herpetology 17(1): 89-90.

Kluge, A.G. 1987. Cladistic relationships in the Gekkonoidea (Squamata, Sauria). Miscellaneous Publications Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 173: 1-54.

Kluge, A.G. 1991. Checklist of gekkonid lizards. Smithsonian Herpetological Information Service 85: 1-35.

Kluge, A.G. 2001. Gekkotan lizard taxonomy. Hamadryad 26(1): 1-209.

Koubova, M.; Kratochvil, L.; Pokorna, M. 2012. Phylogenetic analysis of the karyotype evolution in geckos (Squamata: Gekkota). Chromosome Research 20(6): 811-812.

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Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkonidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 98(1): 1-469.

Luiselli, L.; Eniang, E.A.; Akani, G.C. 2007. Non-random structure of a guild of geckos in a fragmented, human-altered, African rainforest. Ecological Research 22(4): 593-603.

Macey, J.R.; Ananjeva, N.B.; Wang, Y.; Papenfuss, T.J. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships between Asian gekkonid lizards formerly of the genus Cyrtodactylus based on cladistic analyses of allozymic data: monophyly of Cyrtopodion and Mediodactylus. Journal of Herpetology 34(2): 258-265.

Maderson, P.F.A.; Chiu, K.W. 1970. Epidermal glands in gekkonid lizards: evolution and phylogeny. Herpetologica 26: 233-238.

Mahendra, B.C. 1936. Geckos and superstition. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 88: 631-632.

Manganaro, A.; Salvati, L.; Ranazzi, L.; Fattorini, S. 1999. Predation on geckos (Gekkonidae) by urban tawny owls (Strix aluco). Avocetta 23(2): 73-75.

Manylo, V.V. 1998. [Peculiarities of the karyotypes in the family Gekkonidae (Sauria, Reptilia). Communication 4. The comparative analysis and evolution of the karyotypes of the family Gekkonidae]. (In Russian, English summary). Vestnik Zoologii 32(4): 45-50.

Marcellini, D. 1977. Acoustic and visual display behavior of gekkonid lizards. American Zoologist 17(1): 251-260.

Mashinini, P.L.; Mahlangu, L.M. 2013. An annotated catalogue of the types of gekkonid lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in the herpetology collection of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, South Africa. Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 3: 165-181.

Matveyeva, T.N.; Ananjeva, N.B. 1995. The distribution and number of the skin sense organs of agamid, iguanid and gekkonid lizards. Journal of Zoology (London) 235(2): 253-268.

McCoid, M.J. 1996. Putative interactions of geckos in the southern Mariana Islands. Micronesica 28(2): 193-202.

Mertens, R. 1964. Der Eidechsenschwanz als Haftorgan. Senckenbergiana Biologica 45: 117-122.

Mesquita, D.O.; Colli, G.R.; Pantoja, D.L.; Shepard, D.B.; Vieira, G.H.C.; Vitt, L.J. 2015. Juxtaposition and disturbance: disentangling the determinants of lizard community structure. Biotropica 47(5): 595-605.

Miller, M. 1978. Preliminary notes in gecko husbandry. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 13(4): 93-96.

Miller, M. 1979. Preliminary notes on the breeding of geckos in captivity. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 14(3): 78-91.

Miller, M. 1984. Captive husbandry and propagation of geckos. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 19(1-2): 40-54.

Miller, M.J. 1980. Southeast Asian geckos - an English translation of the gekkonid portion of Rene Bourret's key 'Comment determiner un lizard d'Indochine'. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 15(4): 85-96.

Moritz, C.; King, D. 1985. Cytogenetic perspectives on parthenogenesis in the Gekkonidae. pp. 327-337. In: Grigg, G.; Shine, R. & Ehmann, H. (eds.). Biology of Australian frogs and reptiles. Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty & the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Chipping Norton (NSW). 527 pp.

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Pasteur, G. 1959. Un caractère méconnu des Gekkonoidea (Reptiles). Importance de l'écaillure caudale dans l'étude de leur spéciation et de leur phylogénie. Comptes Rendus Acad. Sci. Paris 249: 159-161.

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Reid, D. 1984. A nice line in chit-chat. Practical Fishkeeping 1984(August): 62-64.

Ribeiro-Júnior, M.A. 2015. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. II. Gekkonidae, Phyllodactylidae, Sphaerodactylidae. Zootaxa 3981(1): 001–055.

Rickert, M. 1998. Rufende Kobolde der Nacht - Geckos und ihre Stimmen. Reptilia (D) 3(12): 22-25.

Rickert, M. 1998. Von der Eiablage bis zum Schlupf: wenn sich Nachwuchs im Geckoterrarium ankundigt. Reptilia (D) 3(12): 26-29.

Ridley, H.N. 1934. Further observations made in Singapore upon geckos and distasteful moths and upon luminous coleopterous, probably rhagophthalmid, larva. Proceedings Ent. Soc. London 9: 58-60.

Rieppel, O. 1984. The structure of the skull and jaw adductor musculature in the Gekkota, with comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the Xantusiidae (Reptilia: Lacertilia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 82(3): 291-318.

Rogerson, T. 2014. A review of the major gecko adaptations with comparisons between families and noteworthy species. Herptile 39(1): 24-30.

Rogner, M. 1992. Echsen 1. Haltung, Pflege und Zucht im Terrarium. Geckos, Flossenfüsse, Agamen, Chamäleons und Leguane. Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart. 281 pp.

Rogner, M. 1997. Lizards. Vol. 1. Husbandry and reproduction in the vivarium. Geckoes, flap-footed lizards, agamas, chameleons, and iguanas. Krieger, Malabar, Florida. 317 pp. (Translation of German 1992 original).

Rogner, M. 2003. Geckos. 1. Systematik, Körperbau, Färbung und Sinnesorgane. Aquarium (Bornheim) 405: 61-66.

Rogner, M. 2003. Geckos. 2. (Schluss): zur Pflege und Zucht im Terrarium. Aquarium (Bornheim) 406: 61-64.

Röll, B. 2001. Multiple origin of diurnality in geckos: evidence from eye lens crystallins. Naturwissenschaften 88(7): 293-296.

Röll, B. 2005. Zur Fossilgeschichte der Geckos. Gekkota 5: 3-32.

Röll, B.; Henkel, F.W. 2002. Are pygopods just legless geckos? Evidence from retinal structures. Salamandra 38(2): 73-84.

Romer, J.D. 1981. Notes on the geckos of Hong Kong. Herptile 6(1): 18-19.

Rosauer, D.F.; Blom, M.P.K.; Bourke, G.; Catalano, S.; Donnellan, S.; Gillespie, G.; Mulder, E.; Oliver, P.M.; Potter, S.; Pratt, R.C.; Rabosky, D.L.; Skipwith, P.L.; Moritz, C. 2016. Phylogeography, hotspots and conservation priorities: an example from the Top End of Australia. Biological Conservation 204(A): 83-93.

Rösler, H. 1980. Geschlechtsbestimmung bei Gekkoniden anhand von Hautreservaten (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae). Salamandra 16(4): 266-268.

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