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Cyrtodactylus capreoloides RÖSLER, RICHARDS & GÜNTHER, 2007

IUCN Red List - Cyrtodactylus capreoloides - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymCyrtodactylus capreoloides RÖSLER, RICHARDS & GÜNTHER 2007
Cyrtodactylus capreoloides — OLIVER et al. 2012 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: Seepage above Moro, 06° 22.099’ S, 143° 13’ E, 1000 m elevation, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.  
TypesHolotype: SAMA R62634, male adult. 
CommentSpecimens: only known from the holotype (OLIVER et al. 2012). 
Etymologynamed after Latin “capreolus” for roe deer in reference to the brownish colouration which resembles a roe deer in summer. 
  • Kraus, Fred 2008. Taxonomic partitioning of Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 1883: 1–27 - get paper here
  • Oliver, Paul M.; Stephen J. Richards, Mark Sistrom 2012. Phylogeny and systematics of Melanesia’s most diverse gecko lineage (Cyrtodactylus, Gekkonidae, Squamata). Zoologica Scripta 41: 437–454 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. & S. J. Richards & R. Günther 2007. Bemerkungen zur Morphologie und Taxonomie der östlich der Wallacea vorkommenden Geckos der Gattung Cyrtodactylus GRAY, 1827, mit Beschreibungen von zwei neuen Arten (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) Salamandra 43 (4): 193-230 - get paper here
  • TRI, NGO VAN 2013. Cyrtodactylus dati, a new forest dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 151–164 - get paper here
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