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Gekko similignum SMITH, 1923

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymGekko similignum SMITH 1923
Gecko chinensis GRAY 1842
Gekko similignum — OTA et al. 1995
Gekko similignum — RÖSLER 2000: 82 
DistributionS China (Hainan)

Type locality: Ang-mao, Five Finger Mountain, Hainan. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.25.96 
CommentResurrected from synonymy to Gekko chinensis by Ota et al. 1995. Reports from N Vietnam are probably erroneous. 
References
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; THOMAS CALAME, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE& THOMAS ZIEGLER 2015. Morphological and molecular review of the Gekko diversity of Laos with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa 3986 (3): 279–306 - get paper here
  • LUU, VINH QUANG; TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER 2017. A new karst dwelling species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Laos Zootaxa 4263 (1): 179-193 - get paper here
  • NGUYEN, TRUONG QUANG; YING-YONG WANG, JIAN-HUAN YANG, TANJA LEHMANN, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI 2013. A new species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the border region between China and Vietnam. Zootaxa 3652 (5): 501–518 - get paper here
  • Ota H. Lau M W. Weidenhofer T. Yasukawa Y. Bogadek A. 1995. Taxonomic review of the geckos allied to Gekko chinensis Gray 1942 (Gekkonidae Reptilia) from China and Vietnam. Tropical Zoology 8 (1):181-196. - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Smith, M. A. 1923. On a collection of reptiles and batrachians from the island of Maman. Journal of the Natural History Society of Siam, 6:195—212
  • Smith, M.A. 1923. Notes on reptiles and batrachians from Siam and Indo-China (No. 2). J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam, London 6 (1): 47-53
  • Zhao,E. & Adler,K. 1993. Herpetology of China. SSAR, Oxford/Ohio, 1-522
 
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