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Gekko ernstkelleri RÖSLER, SILER, BROWN, DEMEGLIO & GAULKE, 2006

IUCN Red List - Gekko ernstkelleri - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymGekko ernstkelleri RÖSLER, SILER, BROWN, DEMEGLIO & GAULKE 2006 
DistributionPhilippines (Panay)

Type locality: Panay, Antique Province, community of Pandan, Barangay Santo Rosario, entrance of a chalk cave, Philippines, elevation 80 m.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: PNM 9080 
CommentDiagnosis: 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. 
EtymologyNamed after Ernst Keller. 
References
  • Brown, R.M.; Oliveros, C.; Siler, C.D. & Diesmos, A.C. 2009. Phylogeny of Gekko from the Northern Philippines, and Description of a New Species from Calayan Island. Journal of Herpetology 43 (4): 620–635 - get paper here
  • Brown, Rafe M.; Cameron D. Siler, Carl H. Oliveros, Arvin C. Diesmos, and Angel C. Alcala 2011. A New Gekko from Sibuyan Island, Central Philippines. Herpetologica 67 (4): 460-476. - get paper here
  • Brown, Rafe M.; Carl H. Oliveros, Cameron D. Siler, and Arvin C. Diesmos 2008. A New Gekko from the Babuyan Islands, Northern Philippines. Herpetologica 64 (3): 305-320 - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2010. Höhlenbewohner auf den Philippinen. Reptilia (Münster) 15 (85): 38-45 - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2011. The herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Edition Chimaira, 390 pp.
  • Linkem, C.W.; Siler, D.D.; Diesmos, A.C.; Sy, E., Brown, R.M. 2010. A new species of Gekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Luzon Island, Philippines. Zootaxa 2396: 37–49 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H.; Siler, C.D.; Brown, R.M.; Demeglio, A.D. & Gaulke, M. 2006. Gekko ernstkelleri sp. n. - a new gekkonid lizard from Panay Island, Philippines. Salamandra 42 (4): 197-211 - get paper here
 
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