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Cyrtodactylus nepalensis (SCHLEICH & KÄSTLE, 1998)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Nepalese rock gecko 
SynonymGonydactylus nepalensis SCHLEICH & KÄSTLE 1998
Cyrtopodion nepalensis — RÖSLER 2000: 75
Siwaligekko nepalensis — KHAN 2003
Cyrtodactylus nepalensis — MAHONY et al. 2009 
DistributionW Nepal

Type locality: Sakaye, a small village with a new police station, close to Dipayal. N 29° 18' 37.6, E 80° 43' 10,6,
elevation 745 m.  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 854/2012 (originally SHHS 1998/33, VW D 94/14 (Fuhlrott-Museum Wuppertal), VW-D 94114, male (transferred to ZSM in 2012). 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Kästle , W., Rai, K. & Schleich, H.H. 2013. FIELD GUIDE to Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal. ARCO-Nepal e.V., 625 pp. - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. Questions of generic designation of angular-toed geckos of Pakistan with descriptions of three new genera (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). J. nat. hist. Wildl. 2 (2): 1-9
  • Mahony, S., M. Ahmed, M. K. Hossain, M. M. Kabir & M. K. Hasan 2009. Cyrtodactylus ayeyarwadyensis Bauer, 2003 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Bangladesh with habitat details of new collection localities and a discussion of morphological variation. Salamandra 45 (4): 245–260 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schleich, H. H. & W. KÄSTLE. 1998. Description of Gonydactylus nepalensis spec. nov. from the Inner Terai of far west Nepal (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae). In: Contributions to the herpetology of south-Asia (Nepal, India). pp: 269-280. H. H. Schleich & W. Kästle (Eds). Fuhlrott-Museum, Wuppertal.
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