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Higher TaxaDiplodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymDierogekko baaba SKIPWITH, JACKMAN, WHITAKER, BAUER & SADLIER 2014 
DistributionNew Caledonia (Province Nord, Île Baaba)

Type locality: New Caledonia, Province Nord, Île Baaba, 0.35 km SW Pucet Manaat, 20°04’ 10.9”S, 163°57’ 18.7”E (elevation 15 m a.s.l.).  
TypesHolotype: MNHN 2010.0621, adult female (formerly AMS R 167252), collected by A.H. Whitaker and V.A. Whitaker, 24 June 2006. 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe species name baaba is a noun in apposition referring to the type locality of this form on Île Baaba. 
  • 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
  • SKIPWITH, Phillip; Todd JACKMAN, Anthony H. WHITAKER, Aaron M. BAUER & Ross A. SADLIER 2014. New data on Dierogekko (Squamata: Gekkota: Diplodactylidae), with the description of a new species from Ile Baaba, Province Nord, New Caledonia. Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 206: 13-30. - get paper here
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