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Luperosaurus corfieldi GAULKE, RÖSLER & BROWN, 2007

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymLuperosaurus corfieldi GAULKE, RÖSLER & BROWN 2007 
DistributionPhilippines (Panay, Negros)

Type locality: Philippines, Panay Island, Aklan Province, Municipality of Buruanga, Barangay Tagosip, 11°49.3’N, 121°58.2’E, 450 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: PNM 7919, adult male, collected as egg 30 May 2002 (preserved as adult 30 Dec. 2003), M. Gaulke. 
Etymologynamed after Charles Corfield for supporting biodiversity research and nature conservation in the Philippines. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Brown, R.M., Diesmos, A.C., Duya, M.V., Garcia, H.J.D., & Rico, E.L. 2010. New forest gecko (Squamata; Gekkonidae; Genus Luperosaurus) from Mt. Mantalingajan, southern Palawan Island, Philippines. Journal of Herpetology 44 (1): 37–48 - get paper here
  • Brown, Rafe M.; Arvin C. Diesmos, and Carl H. Oliveros 2011. New Flap-Legged Forest Gecko (Genus Luperosaurus) from the Northern Philippines. Journal of Herpetology 45 (2): 202-210. - get paper here
  • Dolino, C.N.; Gaulke, M.; Ong, P.S. & Cariño, A.B. 2009. Ein neuer Verbreitungsnachweis für Luperosaurus corfieldi GAULKE, RÖSLER & BROWN 2007 von der Insel Negros, Philipinen. Sauria 30 (4): 55-58 [2008] - get paper here
  • Gaulke, M. 2011. The herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Edition Chimaira, 390 pp.
  • Gaulke, M., H. Rösler & R. M. Brown 2007. A new species of Luperosaurus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Panay Island, Philippines, with comments on the taxonomic status of Luperosaurus cumingii (Grey, 1845). Copeia 2007 (2):413-425 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 2017. Gecko-Chorologie (Squamata: Gekkota). Gekkota (4): 1-160
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