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Bavayia pulchella BAUER, WHITAKER & SADLIER, 1998

IUCN Red List - Bavayia pulchella - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymBavayia pulchella BAUER, WHITAKER & SADLIER 1998
Bavayia pulchella — RÖSLER 2000: 60
Bavayia pulchella — BAUER et al. 2012 
DistributionNew Caledonia

Type locality: Me Adeo, Neoua area, Province Nord (600 m elevation), New Caledonia, 21° 28' 52" S, 165° 36' 51" E. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: AMS R 149873, adult male; paratypes: AMS, MNHN 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “pulchella” = pretty. 
  • Bauer, A. M. & SADLIER, R. A. (eds.) 2000. The herpetofauna of New Caledonia. Contributions to Herpetology, 17; Society for Study Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York.
  • BAUER, AARON M.; TODD R. JACKMAN, ROSS A. SADLIER & ANTHONY H. WHITAKER 2012. Revision of the giant geckos of New Caledonia (Reptilia: Diplodactylidae: Rhacodactylus). Zootaxa 3404: 1–52 - get paper here
  • Bauer,A.M.; Whitaker,A.H. & Sadlier,R.A. 1998. Two new species of the genus Bavayia (Reptilia: Squamata: Diplodactylidae) from New Caledonia, Southwest Pacific. Pacific Science 52 (4): 342-355
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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