Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Gehyra Gray, 1834


Excluded Taxa


GEKKONIDAE: Gehyra oceanica Lesson, 1830 [Erroneously recorded from Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island, possibly recorded from islands in the Torres Strait but not considered established in Australia] — Cogger, H.G. 1992. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Sydney : Reed Books 5, 775 pp. [with revised Appendix] [240]




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Asia, Indo-malayan Archipelago, Pacfic islands, Neotropical Region (introduced to Mexico).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Nandewar (NAN), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT) ; NSW, NT, Qld, SA: Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mulga Lands (ML) ; NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Ranges (CR), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Finke (FIN), Gascoyne (GAS), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Tanami (TAN) ; NSW, NT, Qld, WA: Gulf Plains (GUP) ; NSW, SA: Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Gawler (GAW), Riverina (RIV) ; NT, Qld, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Northern Kimberley (NK), Pine Creek (PCK), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB) ; NT, WA: Dampierland (DL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Sturt Plateau (STU) ; Qld: NSW North Coast (NNC) ; SA, WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Nullarbor (NUL), Yalgoo (YAL)

Other Regions

Christmas Island terrestrial & freshwater

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
07-Feb-2024 SQUAMATA 07-Feb-2024 MODIFIED
07-Feb-2024 GEKKOTA 06-Dec-2023 MODIFIED
06-Sep-2017 Gehyra Gray, 1834 25-Aug-2017 MODIFIED
20-Aug-2013 Gehyra Gray, 1834 20-Aug-2013 MODIFIED Dr Alice Wells
07-Feb-2024 22-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
07-Feb-2024 16-Dec-2011 MOVED
07-Feb-2024 07-Dec-2011 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2011 08-Mar-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)