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Gekko romblon BROWN & ALCALA, 1978

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPhilippine Gecko 
SynonymGekko romblon BROWN & ALCALA 1978
Gekko romblon — RÖSLER 2000: 82 
DistributionPhilippines (Tablas, Sibuyan)

Type locality: Mt. Progreso, Tablas Islands, Romblon Province, Philippines.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: CAS 139190; paratypes: CAS, BMNH, CM, MCZ. 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality, Romblon Province of the Philippine Islands. 
References
  • Brown W C; Alcala A C 1978. Philippine lizards of the family Gekkonidae. Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines 1978: i-vii, 1-146
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Siler, C.D.; J.C. Swab; C.H. Oliveros; A.C. Diesmos; L. Averia; A.C. Alcala; R.M. Brown 2012. Amphibians and Reptiles, Romblon Island Group, central Philippines: Comprehensive herpetofaunal inventory. Check List 8(3):443-462 - get paper here
 
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