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Goniurosaurus lichtenfelderi (MOCQUARD, 1897)

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Higher TaxaEublepharidae, Sauria (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Lichtenfelder's Gecko
G: Norway-Krallengecko 
SynonymEublepharis Lichtenfelderi MOCQUARD 1897
Goniurosaurus lichtenfelderi — BÖRNER 1981
Goniurosaurus murphyi ORLOV & DAREVSKY 1999
Goniurosaurus lichtenfelderi — SEUFER et al. 2005 
DistributionChina (Mt. Wuchi=Wuzhi Shan, Hainan, Guangxi), Vietnam (I. Norway)

Type locality: Dang Chau village, Hoang Hoa Tham, Chi Linh, Hai Hung, Vietnam (21° 12'48''N, 106° 28'38''E), 250 m elevation [G. murphyi]. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesSyntypes: MNHN 97-91, 97-92 
CommentPlate 22C in ZHAO & ADLER 1993. Goniurosaurus hainanensis has been synonymized with G. lichtenfelderi by SMITH 1935 but elevated again to full species status by GRISMER (2000). Goniurosaurus murphyi has been synonymized with G. lichtenfelderi by GRISMER (2000). 
References
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  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Börner, ACHIM RÜDIGER 1981. The genera of Asian eublepharine geckos and a hypothesis on their phylogeny. Miscellaneous Articles in Saurology 9: (1), 1-14 [privately printed], Cologne
  • Chen, Tian-Bo; Yuan-Jun Meng, Ke Jiang,, Pi-Peng Li, Bo-Hao Wen, Wenhua Lu, James Lazell, and Mian H 2014. New Record of the Leopard Gecko Goniurosaurus araneus (Squamata: Eublepharidae) for China and habitat partitioning between geographically and Phylogenetically Close Leopard Geckos. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 21(1): 16–27
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  • Gericke, F. 1981. Lidgeckos der Gattung Eublepharis. Sauria 3 (4): 11-14 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee 1987. Evidence for the resurrection of Goniurosaurus Barbour (Reptilia: Eublepharidae) with a discussion on geographic variation in Goniurosaurus lichtenfelderi. Acta Herpetologica Sinica 6 (1): 43-47 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee 2002. Goniurosaurus: Ancient Gekkos of the Far East Gekko 3 (1): 22-28
  • Grismer, L. Lee, Shi Haitao, Nicolai L. Orlov and Natalia B. Ananjeva 2002. A new species of Goniurosaurus (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from Hainan Island, China. Journal of Herpetology 36 (2): 217-224 - get paper here
  • Grismer,L.L. 2000. Goniurosaurus murphyi ORLOV & DAREVSKY: a junior synonym of Goniurosaurus lichtenfelderi Mocquard. Journal of Herpetology 34 (3): 486-488 - get paper here
  • Hecht, Vera L.; Cuong T. Pham, Tao T. Nguyen, Truong Q. Nguyen, Michael Bonkowski & Thomas Ziegler 2013. First report on the herpetofauna of Tay Yen Tu Nature Reserve, northeastern Vietnam. Biodiversity Journal 4 (4): 507–552
  • Mocquard, FRANÇOIS 1897. Notes herpétologiques. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., Paris, [ser. 1], 3 (6): 211-217. - get paper here
  • Orlov, Nikolai and Ilya S. Darevsky 1999. Description of a new mainland species of Goniurosaurus genus, from the north-eastern Vietnam. Russ. J. Herpetol. 6 (1): 72-78. - get paper here
  • Orlov, Nikolai L., Sergei A. Ryabov, Thien T. Nguyen, Quang T. Nguyen and Thu C. Ho. 2008. A new species of Goniurosaurus (Sauria: Gekkota: Eublepharidae) from north Vietnam. Russian Journal of Herpetology 15 (3):229-244 - get paper here
  • Sang, Nguyen Van; Ho Thu Cuc, Nguyen, Quang Truong 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Seufer, H.; Y. Kaverkin & A. Kirschner (eds.) 2005. Die Lidgeckos. Kirschner und Seufer Verlag, 238 pp.
  • Smith,M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
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  • Wang, Ying-Yong; Meng-Jie Jin, Yu-Long Li, and L. Lee Grismer 2014. Description of a New Species of Goniurosaurus (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from the Guangdong Province, China, Based on Molecular and Morphological Data Herpetologica Sep 2014, Vol. 70, No. 3: 309-322. - get paper here
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