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Goniurosaurus yingdeensis WANG, YANG & CUI, 2010

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Higher TaxaEublepharidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesYingde Leopard Gecko 
SynonymGoniurosaurus yingdeensis WANG, YANG & CUI 2010 
DistributionChina (Guangdong)

Type locality: in a valley with a stream (113° 18’ 21.22’’ E, 24° 24’ 20.5’’ N; 137 m elevation) at a distance of 200 m from Guoshanyao Village, Yingde, Guangdong Province, China  
TypesHolotype: SYS r000504, adult male (Figs. 1A and 2), collected by J-HY and Qing Du on 16 May 2009.
Paratopotypes.—Five specimens from the same locality as holotype: SYSr000501 (Fig. 1D) and SYSr000502 (Fig. 1E), adult male, collected by J-HY and Sheng Zheng on 9 May 2009; SYSr000503, adult male, collected by J-HY and Qing Du on 16 May 2009; SYSr000535, adult female; and SYSr000536, juvenile female, collected by J-HY and Sheng Zheng on 28 June 2009. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific name derived from the type locality, Yingde, China. 
  • Chen, Tian-Bo; Yuan-Jun Meng, Ke Jiang,, Pi-Peng Li, Bo-Hao Wen, Wenhua Lu, James Lazell, and Mian Hou 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
  • EINSFELDER, L. 2016. Haltung und Nachzucht von Goniurosaurus yingdeensis (Sauria: Gekkota: Eublepharidae) im Terrarium Sauria 38 (4): 19-26 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Wang, Ying-Yong; Jian-Huan Yang, and L. Lee Grismer 2013. A New Species of Goniurosaurus (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from Libo, Guizhou Province, China. Herpetologica 69 (2): 214-226. - get paper here
  • Wang, Ying-Yong; Jian-Huan Yang, and Rong-Feng Cui 2010. A NEW SPECIES OF GONIUROSAURUS (SQUAMATA: EUBLEPHARIDAE) FROM YINGDE, GUANGDONG PROVINCE, CHINA. Herpetologica 66 (2): 229 - get paper here
  • 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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