Gekko adleri NGUYEN, WANG, YANG, LEHMANN, LE, ZIEGLER & BONKOWSKI, 2013
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|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Adler’s Gecko|
G: Adlers Gecko
Vietnamese: Tắc kè ad-lo
|Synonym||Gekko adleri NGUYEN, WANG, YANG, LEHMANN, LE, ZIEGLER & BONKOWSKI 2013|
|Distribution||S China (Guangxi), N Vietnam (Cao Bang)|
Type locality: karst forest near Ban Coong Village (22°43.666’N, 106°39.054’E, at an elevation of 588 m elevation), in Duc Quang Commune, Ha Lang District, Cao Bang Province, northern Vietnam.
|Types||Holotype: IEBR A.2012.24, adult male, collected on 15 October 2011 by T. Q. Nguyen and C. T. Pham.|
Paratypes (13 adult males, 7 adult females, 4 subadults): Seven specimens from Tongling Canyon, Qingzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China (23°00.185’N, 106°40.037’E, at elevations between 450−550 m): SYS r000457, adult male, collected by Jian-Huan Yang (JHY hereafter), Run-Lin Li (RLL hereafter) at 2:35 on 20 August 2011; SYS r000263, adult male, collected by JHY at 17:30 on 6 August 2010; SYS r000458, adult female, collected by JHY and RLL at 1:32 on 20 August 2010; SYS r000456, adult male, collected by JHY and RLL at 1:44 on 20 August 2011; SYS r000459, SYS r000460−r0000461, subadult males, collected by JHY and RLL between 1:21−3:00 on 20 August 2011.
|Etymology||Named in honor of Professor Dr Kraig Adler, Cornell University (New York, USA), in recognition of his contribution to herpetological research in China and Vietnam.|
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