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Gekko aaronbaueri TRI, THAI, PHIMVOHAN, DAVID & TEYNIÉ, 2015

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Aaron Bauer’s Gecko
Vietnamese: Thằn lằn đá Aaron Bauer 
SynonymGekko aaronbaueri TRI, THAI, PHIMVOHAN, DAVID & TEYNIÉ 2015 
DistributionLaos (Khammouan)

Type locality: Lom Yen Cave, Nhommalath District, Khammouan Province, central Laos, approximately 150–200 m elevation (17°35.072'N, 105°13.022'E).  
TypesHolotype: ITBCZ 2490, adult male, collected by Ngô Văn Trí, 28 January 2014.
Paratypes. ITBCZ 2491–2492, males, and ITBCZ 2493, female; same locality and collection date as holotype; collected by Phạm Hồng Thái and Ngô Văn Trí. ITBCZ 2331, adult female, collected by Ngô Văn Trí, 30 April 2014. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet honors Professor Aaron M. Bauer, Villanova University, USA, who has made a great contribution to herpetological discovery. 
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER 2017. A new karst dwelling species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Laos Zootaxa 4263 (1): 179-193 - get paper here
  • NGO, VAN TRI; PHAM HONG THAI, ANORATH PHIMVOHAN, PATRICK DAVID & ALEXANDRE TEYNIÉ 2015. Gekko aaronbaueri, a new gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Laos. Zootaxa 3914 (2): 144–156 - get paper here
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