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Saltuarius swaini (southern leaf-tailed gecko)


Taxonavigation: Pygopodomorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Pygopodomorpha

Familia: Carphodactylidae
Genus: Saltuarius
Species (7):
S. cornutus – S. eximius – S. kateae – S. moritzi – S. salebrosus – S. swaini – S. wyberba


  • Saltuarius Couper, Covacevich & Moritz, 1994
    • validation of Saltuarius Couper, Covacevich & Moritz, 1993 [unavailable name]


  • Couper, P.J.; Covacevich, J.A.; Moritz, C. 1993: A review of the leaf-tailed geckos endemic to eastern Australia: a new genus, four new species, and other new data. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 34(1): 95–124.
  • Couper, P.J.; Covacevich, J.A.; Moritz, C. 1994: Designation of the type species of Saltuarius, and other data on the genus. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 35(1): 26.
  • Couper, P.J.; Sadlier, R.A.; Shea, G.M.; Wilmer, J.W. 2008: A reassessment of Saltuarius swaini (Lacertilia: Diplodactylidae) in southeastern Queensland and New South Wales; two new taxa, phylogeny, biogeography and conservation. Records of the Australian Museum, 60: 87–118. DOI: 10.3853/j.0067-1975.60.2008.1492
  • Couper, P.J.; Schneider, C.J.; Covacevich, J.A. 1997: A new species of Saltuarius (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from granite-based, open forests of eastern Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 42(1): 91–96.
  • Couper, P.J.; Schneider, C.J.; Hoskin, C.J.; Covacevich, J.A. 2000: Australian leaf-tailed geckos: phylogeny, a new genus, two new species and other new data. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 45(2): 253–265. PDF
  • Han, D.; Zhou, K.; Bauer, A.M. 2004: Phylogenetic relationships among gekkotan lizards inferred from C-mos nuclear DNA sequences and a new classification of the Gekkota. Biological journal of the Linnean Society, 83(3): 353–368. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2004.00393.x
  • Hoskin, C.J.; Couper, P. 2013: A spectacular new leaf-tailed gecko (Carphodactylidae: Saltuarius) from the Melville Range, north-east Australia. Zootaxa 3717(4): 543–558. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3717.4.6 Reference page