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Gekko swinhonis GÜNTHER, 1864

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPeking Gecko 
SynonymGekko swinhonis SWINHOE 1863: 222 (nom. nud.)
Gecko swinhonis GÜNTHER 1864: 104
Gecko swinhonis — BOULENGER 1885: 189
Gekko swinhonis — SCHMIDT 1927
Gekko swinhonis — RÖSLER 2000: 82 
DistributionN China (south to Zhejiang)

Type locality: Northern China  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.30.50 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentSwinhoe announced that species in 1863 as being described by GÜNTHER.
The original description is available online (see link below). 
References
  • Barbour, Thomas 1909. Notes on Amphibia and Reptilia from Eastern Asia. Proc. New England zool. Club 4: 53-78, 2 plates - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London (Taylor & Francis), xxvii + 452 pp. - get paper here
  • Li, Hui-Min; De-Long Zeng, Qing-Xin Guan, Ping-Sheng Qin, and Xin-Min Qin 2013. Complete mitochondrial genome of Gekko swinhonis (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Mitochondrial DNA 24 (2): 86-88 - 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
  • 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
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1927. Notes on Chinese reptiles. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., New York, 54 (4): 467-551
  • Swinhoe,R. 1863. A list of the Formosan reptiles; with notes on a few of the species, and some remarks on a fish (Orthagoriscus, sp.). Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 12: 219-226 - get paper here
  • Zhao,E. & Adler,K. 1993. Herpetology of China. SSAR, Oxford/Ohio, 1-522
  • Zhou, Kaiya & Wang, Qiuxian 2008. New species of Gekko (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from China: morphological and molecular evidence. Zootaxa 1778: 59-68 - get paper here
 
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