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Taxonomy of the genus Toropuku Biodiversity of the family Diplodactylidae

Bibliography of the genus
Toropuku (New Zealand Striped Gecko)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Diplodactylidae)

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Toropuku stephensi

Cree, A. 1992. The Stephens Island gecko. Elusive but not extinct. Forest & Bird (Wellington) 23(1): 40-43.

Hare, K.M.; Cree, A. 2005. Natural history of Hoplodactylus stephensi (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) on Stephens Island, Cook Strait, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 29(1): 137-142.

Hare, K.M.; Pledger, S.; Thompson, M.B.; Miller, J.H.; Daugherty, C.H. 2010. Nocturnal lizards from a cool-temperate environment have high metabolic rates at low temperatures. Journal of Comparative Physiology B Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 180(8): 1173-1181.

IUCN Australasian Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Toropuku stephensi (amended version of 1996 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T10253A120187553. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T10253A120187553.en.

Nielsen, S.V.; Bauer, A.M.; Jackman, T.R.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Daugherty, C.H. 2011. New Zealand geckos (Diplodactylidae): cryptic diversity in a post-Gondwanan lineage with trans-Tasman affinities. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59(1): 1-22.

Robb, J. 1980. Three new species of gekkonid lizards, genera Hoplodactylus Fitzinger and Heteropholis Fischer, from New Zealand. National Museum of New Zealand Records 1(19): 305-310.

Walls, G.Y. 1983. Activity of the tuatara and its relationships to weather conditions on Stephens Island, Cook Strait, with observations on geckos and invertebrates. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 10(3): 309-317.