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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 Trćgekkoer

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: 9 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
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 Grřn Trćgekko

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 flavirictus

Aupouri Tree Gecko

Aupouri-Grüngecko

Aupouri-trćgekko

2021 Naultinus flavirictus Hitchmough, Nielsen, Lysaght & Bauer

Distribution: New Zealand (North Island).





Naultinus gemmeus

New Zealand Jewel Gecko, Jewelled Gecko

Schmuck-Grüngecko

Juvel-trćgekko

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 Grřn Trćgekko

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-trćgekko

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-trćgekko

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

Ruskćllet Trćgekko

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-trćgekko

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-trćgekko

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).