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Eublepharis satpuraensis MIRZA, SANAP, RAJU, GAWAI & GHADEKAR, 2014

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Higher TaxaEublepharidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesSatpura Eyelid Gecko 
SynonymEublepharis satpuraensis MIRZA, SANAP, RAJU, GAWAI & GHADEKAR 2014
Eublepharis hardwickii — KHUJARIA 1986
Eublepharis hardwickii — CHANDRA & GUPTA 2005
Eublepharis sp. — MIRZA & UPADHYE 2010 
DistributionIndia (Madhya Pradesh)

Type locality: Pachmarhi town, Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh state, India  
TypesHolotype: BNHS 2301, Adult male; collected by Rajesh Sanap, Zeeshan Mirza and David Raju on 9 May 2014.
Paratypes: Adult male BNHS 2302, adult female BNHS 2303, same data as holotype; juvenile male BNHS 2304, juvenile female BNHS 2305, collected from Popatkhed, Amravati district, Maharashtra state, India by Krishna Khan, Atish Gawai and Kiran Bawaskar on 14 April 2014. 
EtymologyThe new species is named after the Satpura Hills in central India, where the type locality is located. 
  • Basak, Krishnendu; Moiz Ahmed, Mat Suraj & Krishnendu Mondal 2017. Satpura Leopard Gecko: Range extension record of a newly described species, Eublepharis satpuraensis from Bhoramdeo Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh, central India. ZOO'S PRINT 32 (6): 34-39 - get paper here
  • Mirza, Zeeshan A.; Rajesh V. Sanap, David Raju, Atish Gawai, and Prathamesh Ghadekar 2014. A new species of lizard of the genus Eublepharis (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from India. Phyllomedusa 13 (2): 75-90 - get paper here
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