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Lepidodactylus euaensis GIBBONS & BROWN, 1988

IUCN Red List - Lepidodactylus euaensis - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Eua Scaly-toed Gecko 
SynonymLepidodactylus euaensis GIBBONS & BROWN 1988
Lepidodactylus euaensis — KLUGE 1993
Lepidodactylus euaensis — RÖSLER 2000: 91 
DistributionTonga (Island Eua)  
TypesHolotype: CAS 158927 
CommentGroup: member of Lepidodactylus group I. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Brown,W.C.; McCoy,M. & Rodda, G.H. 1992. A new Lepidodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Guadalcanal Island, Solomons. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 105: 440-442 - get paper here
  • Gibbons,J.R.H. & Brown,W.C. 1988. A new Lepidodactylus (Gekkonidae) from Eua Island, Tonga. Journal of Herpetology 22 (3): 356-360 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • ZUG, G.R. 2013. Reptiles and Amphibians of the Pacific Islands. University of California Press, Berkeley, 306 pp. - get paper here
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