Gekko rossi BROWN, OLIVEROS, SILER & DIESMOS, 2009
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gekko rossi?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Ross’ Calayan Gecko|
|Synonym||Gekko rossi BROWN, OLIVEROS, SILER & DIESMOS 2009|
Gekko monarchus — STEJNEGER 1907
Type locality: m from the ground on the trunk of a large (1.2 mdbh) tree by RMB at an area known locally as ‘‘Macarra,’’ Barangay Magsidel, Municipality of Calayan, Cagayan Province, Calayan Island, Philippines (19.294°N, 121.409°E; 245 m elevation). Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: PNM 9543 (Field number RMB 5998; formerly KU 304877), an adult male collected at 2245 h 2 on 15 March 2006.|
|Etymology||Etymology.—Named for Charles Andrew Ross in recognition of his numerous contributions to the systematics of reptiles and amphibians of the Philippines and his particular enthusiasm for the herpetofauna of the Babuyan islands.|
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