Lepidodactylus novaeguineae BROWN & PARKER, 1977
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|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||New Guinea Scaly-toed Gecko|
|Synonym||Lepidodactylus novaeguineae BROWN & PARKER 1977|
Lepidodactylus novaeguinea WHITAKER et al. 1977
Lepidodactylus novaeguineae — KLUGE 1993
Lepidodactylus novaeguineae — RÖSLER 2000: 91
|Distribution||Indonesia (Irian Jaya), |
[from West Irian to Huon Peninsula, N Papua New Guinea],
Papua New Guinea (Lake Sentani Aera)
Type locality: Lake Sentani area, West Irian. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: CAS 89684|
|Comment||Member of Lepidodactylus group II.|
DIAGNOSIS.-A moderate-sized Lepidodactylus distinguished by the following combination of characters: about 36 to 41 mm snout-vent length for 7 mature males; 11 to 14 scansors beneath the fourth toe, covering approximately the distal 2/3 of the toes; 8 to 11 benkathfirst toe (16 to 19 and 10 to 13, respectively, for L. pulcher with which species has been confused); tail subcylindrical without fringe or spines; terminal scansor on all digits entire; a few subterminal ones, one to three on fourth toe divided; enlarged scales in pore-series limited to preanal region, about 14 to 18 and bearing 12 to 18 pores in males; toes about 1/4 to 1/3 webbed [from BROWN & PARKER 1977].
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