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Gekko taibaiensis SONG, 1985

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Mingtao's Gecko
Chinese: 太白壁虎 
SynonymGekko taibaiensis SONG 1985
Gekko taibaiensis — ZHAO & ADLER 1993: 182
Gekko taibaiensis — RÖSLER 2000: 82
Gekko (Japonigekko) taibaiensis — WOOD et al. 2019 
DistributionChina (Taibai County, Shaanxi Prov., 950 m elevation)

Type locality: Taibai County, Shaanxi Prov., China; 950 meters.  
TypesHolotype: IZSX (also as SIZ) 840104 (Shaanxi Institute of Zoology), adult male 
  • 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Song-Mingtao 1985. A new species of Gekko from Shaanxi [inChinese]. Acta Herpetologica Sinica 4 (4): 329-330 - get paper here
  • Wood Jr, Perry L.; Xianguang Guo, Scott L. Travers, Yong-Chao Su, Karen V. Olson, Aaron M. Bauer, L. Lee Grismer, Cameron D. Siler, Robert G. Moyle, Michael J. Andersen, Rafe M. Brown 2019. Parachute geckos free fall into synonymy: Gekko phylogeny, and a new subgeneric classification, inferred from thousands of ultraconserved elements. bioRxiv 717520 - get paper here
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