Acari from operation Drake in New Guinea.1. Pterygosomatidae
1983 - Volume: 24 Issue: 4 pages: 393-402
The Australian gecko Phyllurus platurus (White) (Gekkonidae) is confirmed as the host of Geckobia clelandi Hirst. G. manzanelli sp. nov. is described from P. cornutus (Ogilby) in Australia. The ranges of G. bataviensis Vitzthum and G. keegani Lawrence are extended from Pakistan, Nepal, Indonesia and the Philippines (Hemidactylus spp., Gekkonidae) to New Guinea (H. !renatus Dumeril and Bibron). G. bataviensis Vitzthum, 1926 (Jan.) = G. gleadoviana Hirst, 1926 (Feb.) = G. nepalii Hiregaudar, Joshee and Soman, 1959 = G. cosymboti Cuy, 1973 syn. nov.
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