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Taxonomy of the family Diplodactylidae
Bibliography of the genus Naultinus
Biodiversity of the family Diplodactylidae








Genus
Naultinus

New Zealand Tree Geckos

Grüngeckos, Grüne Baumgeckos

Newzealandske Trægekkoer*

1842 Naultinus Gray (type species: Naultinus elegans Gray 1842)
1882 Heteropholis Fischer (type species: Heteropholis rudis Fischer 1882; syn. Bauer 1990)
1961 Naultinulus Chrapliwy, Smith & Grant [substitute name for Naultinus Gray 1842]
Contents: 8 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: New Zealand (Cook Strait Islands, North Island [incl. outlying islands], South Island).

Naultinus elegans

Green Tree Gecko, Common Green Gecko, Elegant Gecko, Auckland Green Gecko

Auckland-Grüngecko

Almindelig Grøn Trægekko*

1842 Naultinus elegans Gray
Gymnodactylus elegans Duméril in Duméril & Duméril 1851
Hoplodactylus elegans Fitzinger 1861
Naultinulus elegans Chrapliwy, Smith & Grant 1961
1871 Naultinus sulphureus Buller (Bauer 1994)
1880 Naultinus pentagonalis Colenso (Bauer 1994)
1955 Naultinus elegans ocellatus McCann (Kluge 2001)

Remarks: Some authors regard punctatus as a subspecies of elegans.
Distribution: New Zealand (North Island [incl. outlying islands]).


Naultinus gemmeus

New Zealand Jewel Gecko, Jewelled Gecko

Schmuck-Grüngecko

Juvel-trægekko*

1955 Heteropholis gemmeus McCann
Naultinus elegans gemmeus Meads 1982
Naultinus gemmeus Thomas 1982

Distribution: New Zealand (South Island).


Naultinus grayii

Northland Green Gecko, (Gray's Gecko)

Nordland-Grüngecko

Nordlig Grøn Trægekko*

1843 Naultinus grayii Bell
Gymnodactylus grayii Duméril 1856
Hoplodactylus grayi Fitzinger 1861
Naultinus elegans grayi Meads 1982
1980 Naultinus simpsoni Robb (Bauer 1994)

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of elegans (e.g., Chrapliwy, Smith & Grant 1961; Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: New Zealand (North Island).


Naultinus manukanus

Marlborough Green Gecko, Manuka Gecko

Marlborough-Grüngecko

Marlborough-trægekko*

1955 Heteropholis manukanus McCann
Naultinus elegans manukanus Meads 1982
Naultinus manukanus Bauer 1990

Distribution: New Zealand (Cook Strait Islands, South Island).


Naultinus punctatus

New Zealand Barking Gecko, Wellington Green Gecko

Wellington-Grüngecko

Wellington-trægekko*

1843 Naultinus punctatus Gray
Naultinulus elegans punctatus McCann 1955

Remarks: Treated as a separate species by Jewell (2008), but as a subspecies of elegans by Nielsen, Bauer, Jackman, Hitchmough & Daugherty (2011).
Distribution: New Zealand (North Island [incl. outlying islands]).


Naultinus rudis

New Zealand Rough Gecko

Rauher Grüngecko

Ruskællet Trægekko*

1882 Heteropholis rudis Fischer
Naultinus rudis Boulenger 1885
Naultinus elegans rudis Meads 1982

Distribution: New Zealand (South Island).


Naultinus stellatus

New Zealand Starred Gecko, Star-spangled Gecko, Nelson Green Gecko

Nelson-Grüngecko

Stjerne-trægekko*

1872 Naultinus elegans subsp. stellatus Hutton
Heteropholis stellatus McCann 1955
Naultinus elegans stellatus Meads 1982
Naultinus stellatus Thomas 1982
1877 Naultinus pulcherrimus Buller (Bauer 1994)

Distribution: New Zealand (South Island).


Naultinus tuberculatus

West Coast Green Gecko, Mossy Gecko

Westküsten-Grüngecko, (Lewispass-Grüngecko [syn. poecilochlorus])

Vestkyst-trægekko*

1955 Heteropholis tuberculatus McCann
Naultinus elegans tuberculatus Meads 1982
Naultinus tuberculatus Thomas 1982
1980 Heteropholis poecilochlorus Robb (Hitchmough 1997; Nielsen, Bauer, Jackman, Hitchmough & Daugherty 2011)
Naultinus elegans poecilochlorus Meads 1982
Naultinus poecilochlorus Bauer 1990

Distribution: New Zealand (South Island).