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Taxonomy of the genus Christinus Biodiversity of the family Gekkonidae

Bibliography of the genus
Christinus (Australian Leaf-toed Geckos)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae)

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Christinus in general

Bauer, A.M.; Good, D.A.; Branch, W.R. 1997. The taxonomy of the southern African Leaf-toed Geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with a review of Old World "Phyllodactylus" and the description of five new genera. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 49(14): 447-497.

Donnellan, S.C.; Aplin, K.P.; Dempsey, P.J. 2000. Genetic and morphological variation in Australian Christinus (Squamata: Gekkonidae): preliminary overview with recognition of a cryptic species on the Nullarbor Plain. Australian Journal of Zoology 48(3): 289-315.

Christinus guentheri

Onyeche, V.E.O.; Onyeche, L.E.; Akankali, J.A.; Enodiana, I.O.; Ebenuwa, P. 2013. Food and fish feeding habits in Anwai stream ichthyofauna, Niger-Delta. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture 5(11): 286-294.

Christinus marmoratus

Angilletta, M.J.; Werner, Y.L. 1998. Australian geckos do not display diel variation in thermoregulatory behavior. Copeia 1998(3): 736-742.

Bustard, R. 1965. Observations on Australian geckos. Herpetologica 21: 294-302.

Conole, L. 1986. The marbled gecko Phyllodactylus marmoratus in Geelong. Geelong Naturalist 23(1): 8-10.

Daniels, C.B. 1983. Running: an escape strategy enhanced by autotomy. Herpetologica 39(2): 162-163.

Daniels, C.B. 1984. The importance of caudal lipid in the gecko Phyllodactylus marmoratus. Herpetologica 40(3): 337-344.

Daniels, C.B. 1985. Economy of autotomy as a lipid conserving mechanism: an hypothesis rejected for the gecko Phyllodactylus marmoratus. Copeia 1985(2): 468-472.

Daniels, C.B.; Flaherty, S.P.; Simbotwe, M.P. 1986. Tail size and effectiveness of autotomy in a lizard. Journal of Herpetology 20(1): 93-96.

Davey, H.W. 1924. Marbled geckos hatched in captivity. Victorian Naturalist (Melbourne) 41: 51.

Davis, C.; Fleming, P.; Craig, M.; Grigg, A.; Hardy, G. 2008. A funnel trap for capture of small arboreal reptiles. Amphibia-Reptilia 29(3): 413-423.

Doughty, P.; Thompson, M.B. 1998. Unusual reproductive patterns in the Australian marbled gecko (Phyllodactylus marmoratus). Copeia 1998(3): 747-752.

Dunlop, J.N.; Klomp, N.I.; Wooller, R.D. 1988. Seabird islands No. 188. Penguin Island, Shoalwater Bay, Western Australia. Corella 12(3): 93-99.

Fullagar, P.J. 1978. Seabird islands. Eclipse Island, Western Australia. Corella 2(2): 21-23.

Glauert, L. 1955. Herpetological miscellanea. Western Australian Naturalist 4(8): 174-184.

How, R.A.; Dell, J.; Gordon, S.J. 1987. Reproductive patterns in chromosomally distinct races of Phyllodactylus marmoratus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) in south-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 13(3): 413-418.

Hudson, P. 1981. Observations on egg laying by the marbeled gecko. Phyllodactylus marmoratus (Fitzinger). Herpetofauna (Sydney) 13(1): 32-33.

Johnstone, R.E.; Smith, L.A. 1988. Ben Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia. Corella 12(3): 89-90.

Johnstone, R.E.; Smith, L.A.; Klomp, N.I. 1990. Seabird islands. No. 204. Gulch Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia. Corella 14(4): 133-134.

Johnstone, R.E.; Smith, L.A.; Klomp, N.I. 1990. Seabird islands. No. 205. Skink Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia. Corella 14(4): 135-136.

Johnstone, R.E.; Smith, L.A.; Klomp, N.I. 1990. Seabird Islands. No. 206. Harlequin Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia. Corella 14(4): 137-138.

Kearney, M. 2001. Postural thermoregulatory behavior in the nocturnal lizards Christinus marmoratus and Nephrurus milii (Gekkonidae). Herpetological Review 32(1): 11-14.

Kearney, M. 2002. Hot rocks and much-too-hot rocks: Seasonal patterns of retreat-site selection by a nocturnal ectotherm. Journal of Thermal Biology 27(3): 205-218.

Kearney, M.; Predavec, M. 2000. Do nocturnal ectotherms thermoregulate? A study of the temperate gecko Christinus marmoratus. Ecology (Washington, D.C.) 81(11): 2984-2996.

Kearney, M.; Shine, R.; Comber, S.; Pearson, D. 2001. Why do geckos group? An analysis of "social" aggregations in two species of Australian lizards. Herpetologica 57(4): 411-422.

King, D.; Roberts, J.D. 1982. Additions to the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the Shark Bay region, Western Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 15(2): 21-22.

King, M. 1977. Reproduction in the Australian gekko Phyllodactylus marmoratus (Gray). Herpetologica 33(1): 7-13.

King, M.; King, D. 1977. An additional chromosome race of Phyllodactylus marmoratus (Gray) (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) and its phylogenetic implications. Australian Journal of Zoology 25(4): 667-672.

King, M.; Rofe, R. 1976. Karyotypic variation in the Australian gekko Phyllodactylus marmoratus (Gray) (Gekkonidae: Reptilia). Chromosoma 54(1): 75-87.

Maryan, B.; Robinson, D. 1987. Notes on the herpetofauna of Woody Island, Archipelago of the Recherche. Western Australian Naturalist 17(1): 3-4.

Mitchell, F.J.; Behrudt, A.C. 1949. Fauna and flora of the Greenly Islands. 1. Introductory narrative and vertebrate fauna. Records of the South Australian Museum 9(2): 167-179.

Orange, P. 2007. Predation on lizards by the red-back spider, Latrodectus hasselti. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 37(1): 32-35.

Pescott, T. 1987. More notes on the marbled gecko in Geelong. Geelong Naturalist 23(4): 86-88.

Rösler, H. 2000. Studien an den Begattungsorganen der Geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha) - 5. Der Hemipenis von Christinus marmoratus marmoratus (Gray, 1845) (Gekkonidae: Gekkoninae). Gekkota 2: 255-258.

Simpson, K.N.G. 1973. Amphibians, reptiles and mammals of the Murray River region between Mildura and Renmark, Australia. Mitteilungen Naturhist. Mus. Hamburg 34: 275-279.

Smith, L.A.; Johnstone, R.E. 1988. Seabird islands No. 187. Forrest Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia. Corella 12(3): 91-92.

Storr, G.M. 1987. The genus Phyllodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) in Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 13(2): 275-284.

Taylor, D.; Daniels, C.B.; Johnston, G. 2016. Habitat selection by an arboreal lizard in an urban parkland: not just any tree will do. Urban Ecosystems 19(1): 243-255.