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Cyrtodactylus yakhuna (DERANIYAGALA, 1945)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNorthern Sri Lanka Gecko 
SynonymGymnodactylus yakhuna DERANIYAGALA 1945: 100
Gymnodactylus yakhuna — TAYLOR 1953: 1534
Gymnodactylus yakhuna — WERMUTH 1965: 68
Geckoella yakhuna — KLUGE 1993
Geckoella yakhuna — ZIESMANN et al. 2007
Cyrtodactylus (Geckoella) yakhuna — WOOD et al. 2012 (by implication)
Geckoella yakhuna — RÖSLER 2017 
DistributionN Sri Lanka (Kalivila)

Type locality: Kalivila, Northwestern Province, Ceylon.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMSL (Colombo Museum) 
CommentOriginal description in Amarasinghe et al. 2009. 
References
  • Amarasinghe, A. A. T., A. M. Bauer, I. Ineich, J. Rudge, M. M. Bahir & D. E. Gabadage 2009. The original descriptions and figures of Sri Lankan gekkonid lizards (Squamata: Gekkonidae) of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Taprobanica 1 (2): 83-106 - get paper here
  • Deraniyagala, P. E. P. 1945. A new gymnodactylid gecko from Ceylon. Spolia Zeylanica, 24:99-102.
  • Karunarathna, Suranjan; D. M. S. and A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe 2011. A PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF THE REPTILE FAUNA IN NILGALA FOREST AND ITS VICINITY, MONARAGALA DISTRICT, SRI LANKA. Taprobanica 3 (02): 69-76
  • Rösler, Herbert 2017. Gecko-Chorologie (Squamata: Gekkota). Gekkota (4): 1-160
  • Somaweera, R. & Somaweera, N. 2009. Lizards of Sri Lanka: a colour guide with field keys. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 304 pp.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1953. A review of the lizards of Ceylon. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 35 (12): 1525-1585 - get paper here
  • Wickramasinghe, Mendis & Ruchira Somaweera 2002. Distribution and Current Status of the Endemic Geckos of Sri Lanka. Gekko 3 (1): 2-13
  • Wood Jr, Perry L.; Matthew P. Heinicke, Todd R. Jackman, Aaron M. Bauer 2012. Phylogeny of bent-toed geckos (Cyrtodactylus) reveals a west to east pattern of diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 992–1003 - get paper here
  • Ziesmann, S.; Janzen, P. & Klaas, P. 2007. Die Vielfalt der Geckos [Sri Lankas]. Draco 7 (30): 38-44 - get paper here
 
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