Perochirus guentheri BOULENGER, 1885
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Perochirus guentheri?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Gunther's Tropical Gecko|
|Synonym||Perochirus guentheri BOULENGER 1885: 155|
Perochirus guentheri — WERMUTH 1965: 125
Perochirus guentheri — KLUGE 1993
Perochirus guentheri — RÖSLER 2000: 101
|Distribution||New Hebrides (Tetan, Erromango = Vanuatu)|
Type locality: Erromango, New Hebrides
|Types||Syntypes: BMNH 126.96.36.199-11|
|Comment||Conservation: The species is known only from four specimens: two specimens from Erromango collected in 1859 or 1860 (type locality) by Cuming (BMNH) and a third one collected on the same island in August 1971 in Marshall’s tent, on the site of Nuangkau camp. A fourth specimen from AMNH was col- lected on Anatom but was not reported by Medway and Marshall in 1975.|
|Etymology||Named after Albert Günther (1830-1914), German-born zoologist at the British Museum.|
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