Sunday, September 30, 2012

[Herpetology | Gecko] Gekko petricolus Taylor 1962 species group | Indochina rock-dwelling Gecko



FIGURE 5. Map of Southeast Asia indicating the type localities of all described members of the Gekko petricolus species group. The type locality of Gekko canaensis sp. nov., in Ninh Thuan province is indicated by a filled circle.


Introduction
Members of the Gekko petricolus Taylor 1962 species group (sensu Panitvong et al. 2010) are rock-dwelling specialists occurring in southeastern Indochina. The group as currently described consists of eight described species: 

Gekko badenii Szczerbak & Nekrasova 1994Gekko grossmanni Günther 1994
Gekko lauhachindai Panitvong et al. 2010Gekko petricolus Taylor 1962
Gekko russelltraini Ngo et al. 2009Gekko scientiadventura Rösler et al. 2005
Gekko takouensis Ngo & Gamble 2010; and Gekko vietnamensis Nguyen 2010


   

   



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van Tri, Ngo & Gamble, T. 2011. Gekko canaensis sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new gecko from Southern Vietnam. Zootaxa. 2890: 53–64
Panitvong, N., Sumontha, M., Konlek, K. & Kunya, K. 2010. Gekko lauhachindai sp. nov., a new cave-dwelling gecko (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from central Thailand. Zootaxa. 2671, 40–52.


2011. Phylogeny, taxonomy, and zoogeography of the genus Gekko Laurenti, 1768 with the revalidation of G. reevesii Gray, 1831 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) http://cs5741.userapi.com/u8311030/docs/872856b14bbe/R_246_sler_et_al__2011_Gekko_revision.pdf

2006. Gekko ernstkelleri sp. n. – a new gekkonid lizard from Panay Island, Philippines

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