Gekko boehmei LUU, CALAME, NGUYEN, LE & ZIEGLER, 2015
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gekko boehmei?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||English: Boehme’s Gecko|
Laotian: Kap Ke Boehme
German: Böhmes Gecko
|Synonym||Gekko boehmei LUU, CALAME, NGUYEN, LE & ZIEGLER 2015|
|Distribution||C Laos (Khammouane)|
Type locality: karst forest of Bualapha Town (17°18.312’N, 105°43.726’E, at an elevation of 196 m a.s.l.), Khammouane Province, central Laos
|Types||Holotype. VFU R.2014.09, adult male, collected by Vinh Quang Luu and Kieusomphone Thanabuaosy on 19 June 2014.|
Paratypes. Two adult males ZFMK 97195 and IEBR A.2015.31, one adult female ZMB 82028, and one subadult female NUOL R-2015.2, the same data as the holotype.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The specific epithet honors Professor Dr. Wolfgang Böhme from the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn, Germany to acknowledge his great contributions to herpetological research. In particular the authors dedicate the new species to Wolfgang on the occasion of his 70th birthday.|