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Blaesodactylus antongilensis (BÖHME & MEIER, 1980)

IUCN Red List - Blaesodactylus antongilensis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymHomopholis (Blaesodactylus) antongilensis BÖHME & MEIER 1980
Homopholis antogilensis [sic] — JOGE 1983
Homopholis antongilensis — KLUGE 1993
Homopholis antongilensis — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 274
Blaesodactylus antongilensis — KLUGE & NUSSBAUM 1995
Homopholis antongilensis — ANDREONE et al. 2000
Blaesodactylus antongilensis — RÖSLER 2000: 61
Blaesodactylus antongilensis — INEICH et al. 2016 
DistributionNE Madagascar (Nossi Mangabe)

Type locality: “Nosy Mangabé, Bucht von Antongil, NO-Madagaskar” Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: ZFMK 21772 
CommentDistribution: for a map see BAUER et al. 2011. 
  • Andreone F., Randrianirina J., Jenkins P.D. & Aprea G. 2000. Species diversity of Amphibia, Reptilia and Lipotyphla (Mammalia) at Ambolokopatrika, a rainforest between the Anjanaharibe-Sud and Marojejy massifs, NE Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 9: 1587–1622
  • BAUER, AARON M.; FRANK GLAW, PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING & MIGUEL VENCES 2011. New species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ankarafantsika National Park in north-western Madagascar. Zootaxa 2942: 57–68 - get paper here
  • Böhme W; Meier H 1980. Revision der madagassischen Homopholis (Blaesodactylus)-Arten (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 60 (5-6) 1979 [1980]: 303-315
  • Gehring, P.-S., F. M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences 2010. Filling the gaps – amphibian and reptile records from lowland rainforests in eastern Madagascar. Salamandra 46 (4): 214-234 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • INEICH, IVAN; FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES 2016. A new species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tsingy limestone outcrops in Namoroka National Park, north-western Madagascar. Zootaxa 4109 (5): 523–541
  • Joger U 1983. Book Review: Welch, Herpetology of Africa, Krieger 1982. Salamandra 19 (1-2): 102-104 - get paper here
  • Kluge,A.G. & Nussbaum,R.A. 1995. A review of African-Madagascan gekkonid lizard phylogeny and biogeography (Squamata). Misc. Pub. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan 183: 1-20 - get paper here
  • KRAUSE, P 2010. First Experiences with the Keeping and Breeding of the Malagasy Splay-toed Gecko Blaesodactylus antongilensis (Böhme & Meier, 1980). [in German]. Sauria 32 (2): 57-62 - get paper here
  • Krüger, Jens 1997. Die madagassischen Gekkoniden. I. Die Gattung Homopholis. Jahrb. Terrarianer, Krenglbach 4: 39-44
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Van Beest, Piet 2004. Herpetologische waarnemingen op Madagaskar, aprol 2001 deel 4: het Noorden. Lacerta 62 (6): 226-255 - get paper here
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