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Gekko nutaphandi BAUER, SUMONTHA & PAUWELS, 2008

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymGekko nutaphandi BAUER, SUMONTHA & PAUWELS 2008 
DistributionCW Thailand (Kanchanaburi Province)

Type locality: Thailand, Kanchanaburi Province, Sai Yok District, Sai Yok Noi waterfall (14°25’N, 98°55’E).  
TypesHolotype: CUMZ R. 2003.123, adult female; collected by Montri Sumontha, 26 August 2003. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is a patronym honoring the late Thai herpetologist Wirot Nutaphand (1932-2005) for his many technical and popular publications on reptiles and amphibians. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Montri Sumontha , & Olivier S. G. Pauwels 2008. A new red-eyed Gekko (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. Zootaxa 1750: 32-42 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
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