Goniurosaurus kadoorieorum YANG & CHAN, 2015
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|Higher Taxa||Eublepharidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||Kadoories’ Cave Gecko|
|Synonym||Goniurosaurus kadoorieorum YANG & CHAN 2015|
Type locality: Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China; (exact locality withheld; available to qualified researchers upon request)
|Types||Holotype. KFBG 14032, adult male. Collected on 18 May 2014 by J.H. Yang.|
Paratypes: one adult male KFBG 14031; one adult female KFBG 14033; one sub-adult male KFBG 14034; one juvenile male KFBG 14035; data identical to the holotype. Coordinates and other standard collecting information were recorded for each type and kept in the KFBG herpetological collection catalog.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The new species, “kadoorieorum”, is named in honour of the Kadoorie brothers, Sir Horace and Lord Lawrence, from Hong Kong, for their life-long support to biodiversity research and conservation in the region.|
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