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Gekko petricolus TAYLOR, 1962

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Thai Gecko, Sandstone Gecko
G: Gelbrückengecko, Laos-Gecko 
SynonymGekko petricola TAYLOR 1962: 227
Gekko petricolus — TAYLOR 1963: 791
Gekko petricolus — RÖSLER 1995: 121
Gekko petricolus — COX et al. 1998: 83
Gekko petricolus — NGO & GAMBLE 2011 
DistributionThailand (Ubon Ratchatani, Si Saket), Laos, N Cambodia

Type locality: Forestry Station, Sanoi River, Ubon province. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: FMNH 178275 
CommentGekko petricolus is closely related to G. badenii. 
References
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Cox, Merel J.; Van Dijk, Peter Paul; Jarujin Nabhitabhata & Thirakhupt,Kumthorn 1998. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Ralph Curtis Publishing, 144 pp.
  • Darevsky, I. S. & N. L. Orlov 1994. Eine bemerkenswerte neue, großwüchsige Art der Gattung Gekko: Gekko ulikovskii s Salamandra 30 (1): 71-75 - get paper here
  • Grossmann, W. & V. STEIN 1988. Gekko petricolus TAYLOR 1962 - Haltung und Zucht im Terrarium. Sauria 10 (3): 27-30 - get paper here
  • Harbig, P. 2003. Beobachtungen an Gekko petricolus TAYLOR 1962 im Habitat nahe Khong Chiam, Ubon Ratchatani, Thailand. Sauria 25 (2): 37-45 - get paper here
  • Harbig, P. 2006. Nachweise von Gekko petricolus TAYLOR 1962 in der thailändischen Provinz Si Saket und im nördlichen Kambodscha sowie ergänzende Angaben zu seiner Biologie. Sauria 28 (2): 25-28 - get paper here
  • Harmsen, R. 1987. Enige opmerkingen over de Laos-gekko (Gekko petricolus). Lacerta 49 (12): 187-189 - get paper here
  • Neang T., Grismer, L.L., Hun S. & Phan C. 2015. New herpetofauna records and range extensions for Daboia siamensis (Smith, 1917) and Gekko petricolus Taylor, 1962 from Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History, 2015: 172–182 - get paper here
  • PANITVONG, NONN; MONTRI SUMONTHA, KANOKORN KONLEK & KIRATI KUNYA 2010. Gekko lauhachindai sp. nov., a new cave-dwelling gecko (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from central Thailand. Zootaxa 2671: 40–52 - get paper here
  • Rafe M. Brown, Cameron D. Siler, Indraneil Das, Yong Min 2012. Testing the phylogenetic affinities of Southeast Asia’s rarest geckos: Flap-legged geckos (Luperosaurus), Flying geckos (Ptychozoon) and their relationship to the pan-Asian genus Gekko. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 915-921 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Schlüter, U. 1999. Haltung und Zucht des Laos-Geckos (Gekko petricolus). DATZ 52 (9): 35-37
  • Shcherbak N N. [= Szczerbak] & Nekrasova O D. 1994. A contribution to the knowledge of gekko lizards of southern Vietnam with description of a new species (Reptilia, Gekkonidae) [in Russian]. Vestnik Zoologii, Kiev 1994 (1): 48-52.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1962. New oriental reptiles. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 43: 209-263 - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
  • Ulber, T. & E. Ulber 1987. Auf der Mauer, auf der Lauer - Erfahrungen mit der Zimmerhaltung von verschiedenen Geckos. Sauria 9 (2): 7-12 - get paper here
  • van Tri, Ngo & Gamble, T. 2011. Gekko canaensis sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new gecko from Southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2890: 53–64 - get paper here
 
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