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








Genus
Woodworthia

New Zealand Brown Geckos

Neuseelšndische Braungeckos

Newzealandske Brungekkoer

1901 Woodworthia Garman (type species: Woodworthia digitata Garman 1901)
Contents: 3 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Hoplodactylus (e.g., Bauer 1994). Revalidated by Nielsen, Bauer, Jackman, Hitchmough & Daugherty (2011), although already Jewell (2008) regarded it as a valid genus. The former authors indicated that the genus may include nine as yet undescribed species.
Distribution: New Zealand, Cook Strait Islands, North Island [incl. outlying islands], South Island).

Woodworthia brunnea

Waitaha Gecko, Canterbury Gecko, South Island Brown Gecko

Waitaha-Braungecko

Waitaha-gekko

1869 Pentadactylus brunneus Cope
Aelurosaurus ? brunneus Boulenger 1885
Aeluroscalabotes ? brunneus Boulenger 1887
Woodworthia brunneus Jewell 2008

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Dactylocnemis pacificus (e.g., McCann 1955; Bauer 1990). Revalidated by Hitchmough (1997), followed by other authors (e.g., Jewell 2008; Nielsen, Bauer, Jackman, Hitchmough & Daugherty 2011).
Distribution: New Zealand (South Island).


Woodworthia chrysosiretica

Gold-striped Gecko

Goldstreifengecko

Gyldenstribet Gekko

1980 Hoplodactylus chrysosireticus Robb
Woodworthia chrysosireticus Jewell 2008

Distribution: New Zealand (North Island [incl. outlying islands]).


Woodworthia maculata

Raukawa Gecko, Matua Gecko, (Common New Zealand Gecko)

Raukawa-Graugecko, Gemeiner Graugecko

Raukawa-gekko

1845 Naultinus maculatus Gray
Hoplodactylus maculatus Boulenger 1885
Dactylocnemis maculatus Hutton & Drummond 1905
Woodworthia maculatus Jewell 2008
1845 ? Naultinus brevidactylus Gray (Bauer 1994)
1901 Woodworthia digitata Garman (Bauer 1994)

Distribution: New Zealand (Cook Strait Islands, North Island [incl. outlying islands], South Island).