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Correlophus belepensis BAUER, WHITAKER, SADLIER & JACKMAN, 2012

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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCorrelophus belepensis BAUER, WHITAKER, SADLIER & JACKMAN 2012 
DistributionNew Caledonia (Îles Belep)

Type locality: New Caledonia, Province Nord, Îles Belep, Île Art, 2 km E Waala, Wênè Côgat, 19°42'46.9" S, 163°39'37.7" E, 230 m elevation. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN 2011.1100 (formerly AMS 161281), adult male (Figs. 12–15). Collected 23 May 2002 by A.H. Whitaker and V.A. Whitaker.
Paratypes. AMS R161282–283, CAS 250865 (formerly AMS R161284) (Fig. 15). Data as for holotype. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet refers to the Îles Belep, to which this species is apparently restricted. 
  • 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
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