Gekko ernstkelleri RÖSLER, SILER, BROWN, DEMEGLIO & GAULKE, 2006
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gekko ernstkelleri?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Gekko ernstkelleri RÖSLER, SILER, BROWN, DEMEGLIO & GAULKE 2006|
Type locality: Panay, Antique Province, community of Pandan, Barangay Santo Rosario, entrance of a chalk cave, Philippines, elevation 80 m.
|Types||Holotype: PNM 9080|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis: The new species is a medium sized member (total length more than 200 mm) of the genus Gekko, with spiny ciliaries, dorsal tubercles on body, hind limbs, and tail, subcaudals enlarged scute-like, nostril in contact with rostral and first supralabial, postmentals two, tubercle rows across mid- body11-15, ventrals 38-48, preanofemoral pores 36-42, subdigital scansors: first finger 14-18, fourth finger 16-19, first toe 15-17, fourth toe 17-19; numerous whitish spots on head and nuchal region. From all other members of the genus Gekko, G. ernstkelleri can be differentiated by a combination of these characters.|
|Etymology||Named after Ernst Keller.|