Home - Taxonomy - Geography - Biodiversity - Literature - Purchase RepFocus Recent updates

© Rune Midtgaard


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








Genus
Bavayia

New Caledonian Brown Geckos, (Bavayias)

Neukaledonische Braungeckos

Nycaledoniske Brungekkoer

1913 Bavayia Roux (type species: Peripia cyclura Günther 1872)
Contents: 12 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included Paniegekko madjo.
Distribution: New Caledonia, (Grande Terre, Isle of Pines [incl. Moro Islet], Loyalty Islands).

Bavayia crassicollis

New Caledonian Strand Gecko, Strand Bavayia

Küsten-Braungecko

Kyst-brungekko

1913 Bavayia cyclura crassicollis Roux
Bavayia crassicollis Sadlier 1989

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of cyclura (e.g., Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre [satellites and probably mainland], Isle of Pines, Loyalty Islands).


Bavayia cyclura

New Caledonian Forest Gecko, Forest Bavayia

Wald-Braungecko

Skov-brungekko

1872 Peripia cyclura Günther
Lepidodactylus cyclurus Boulenger 1885
Bavayia cyclura Roux in Sarasin & Roux 1913
1873 Peripia neocaledonicus Bocage (Bauer 1994)
1973 Hemidactylus bavayi Sauvage (Bauer 1994)

Remarks: Previously included crassicollis and montana.
Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre, Isle of Pines, Loyalty Islands).


Bavayia exsuccida

New Caledonian Sclerophyll Gecko, Sclerophyll Bavayia

Piandai-Braungecko

Pindai-brungekko

1998 Bavayia exsuccida Bauer, Whitaker & Sadlier

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia geitaina

New Caledonian Gracile Gecko, Gracile Bavayia

Graziler Braungecko

Venus-brungekko

2000 Bavayia geitaina Wright, Bauer & Sadlier

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia goroensis

Goro Gecko

Goro-Braungecko

Goro-brungekko

2008 Bavayia goroensis Bauer, Jackman, Sadlier, Shea & Whitaker

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia montana

New Caledonian Montane Gecko, Montane Bavayia

Gebirgs-Braungecko

Bjerg-brungekko

1913 Bavayia cyclura montana Roux
Bavayia montana Sadlier 1989

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of cyclura (e.g., Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia nubila

Mount Ouin Gecko

Ouin-Braungecko

Ouin-brungekko

2012 Bavayia nubila Bauer, Sadlier, Jackman & Shea

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia ornata

New Caledonian Ornate Gecko, Ornate Bavayia

Großer Pracht-Braungecko

Stor Pragt-brungekko

1913 Bavayia sauvagei ornata Roux
Bavayia ornata Sadlier 1989

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of sauvagii (e.g., Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia pulchella

New Caledonian Pretty Gecko, Pretty Bavayia

Kleiner Pracht-Braungecko

Lille Pragt-brungekko

1998 Bavayia pulchella Bauer, Whitaker & Sadlier

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).


Bavayia robusta

New Caledonian Robust Gecko, Robust Forest Bavayia

Großer Braungecko

Stor Brungekko

2000 Bavayia robusta Wright, Bauer & Sadlier

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre, Isle of Pines [incl. Moro Islet]).


Bavayia sauvagii

New Caledonian Forest Floor Gecko, (Sauvage's Bavayia)

Streu-Braungecko

Førnebrungekko

1883 Lepidodactylus sauvagii Boulenger
Bavayia sauvagei Roux in Sarasin & Roux 1913

Remarks: Previously included ornata.
Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre, Isle of Pines, Loyalty Islands).


Bavayia septuiclavis

New Caledonian Pale-striped Gecko, Pale-striped Bavayia

Hellstreifen-Braungecko

Lysstribet Brungekko

1989 Bavayia septuiclavis Sadlier

Distribution: New Caledonia (Grande Terre).