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Taxonomy of the family Carphodactylidae
Bibliography of the genus Saltuarius
Biodiversity of the family Carphodactylidae


Australian Leaf-tailed Geckos*



1993 Saltuarius Couper, Covacevich & Moritz (type species: Gymnodactylus cornutus Ogilby 1892)
Contents: 7 species, all of which are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included in Phyllurus (e.g., Wermuth 1965; Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983). Previously included Orraya occultus (e.g., Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland).

Saltuarius cornutus

Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko, Northern Forest Leaf-tailed Gecko

Nördlicher Blattschwanzgecko*

Nordlig Bladhalegekko*

1892 Gymnodactylus cornutus Ogilby
Phyllurus cornutus Günther 1897
Saltuarius cornutus Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993
1897 Phyllurus lichenosus Günther (Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993)
1950 Gymnodactylus spyrurus Barrett (Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993)

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).

Saltuarius eximius

Cape Melville Leaf-tailed Gecko


Cape Melville-bladhalegekko*

2013 Saltuarius eximius Hoskin & Couper

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).

Saltuarius kateae

Mount Marsh Leaf-tailed Gecko, Upper Clarence Leaf-tailed Gecko*


Mount Marsh-bladhalegekko*

2008 Saltuarius kateae Couper, Sadlier, Shea & Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales).

Saltuarius moritzi

Boorgana Leaf-tailed Gecko*, (Moritz's Leaf-tailed Gecko)



2008 Saltuarius moritzi Couper, Sadlier, Shea & Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales).

Saltuarius salebrosus

Rough-throated Leaf-tailed Gecko


Ruhalset Bladhalegekko*

1975 Phyllurus salebrosus Covacevich
Saltuarius salebrosus Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).

Saltuarius swaini

Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko, Southern Forest Leaf-tailed Gecko

Südlicher Blattschwanzgecko*

Sydlig Bladhalegekko*

1985 Phyllurus swaini Wells & Wellington
Saltuarius swaini Couper, Covacevich & Moritz 1993

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of cornutus (e.g., Bauer 1994).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland).

Saltuarius wyberba

Granite Belt Leaf-tailed Gecko, Granite Leaf-tailed Gecko



1997 Saltuarius wyberba Couper, Schneider & Covacevich

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland).