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Phelsuma astriata TORNIER, 1901

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesPhelsuma astriata astriata TORNIER 1901
Phelsuma astriata semicarinata CHEKE 1982 
Common NamesE: Seychelles Day Gecko
G: Kleiner Seychellen-Taggecko 
SynonymPhelsuma lineata var. astriata TORNIER 1901
Phelsuma astriata — KLUGE 1993
Phelsuma astriata — RÖSLER 2000: 101

Phelsuma astriata astriata TORNIER 1901
Phelsuma carinatum RENDAHL 1939 (fide MERTENS 1962)
Phelsuma carinatum maheense RENDAHL 1939 (fide MERTENS 1962)
Phelsuma astovei FITZSIMONS 1948
Phelsuma astriata astriata — MERTENS 1962: 88
Phelsuma astriata astovei — MERTENS 1962: 89
Phelsuma astriata astriata — BERGHOF 2005: 69
Phelsuma astriata astriata — HALLMANN et al. 2008: 83
Phelsuma astriata astovei — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013

Phelsuma astriata semicarinata CHEKE 1982
Phelsuma astriata semicarinata — KLUGE 1993
Phelsuma astriata semicarinata — BERGHOF 2005: 69
Phelsuma astriata semicarinata — HALLMANN et al. 2008: 84
Phelsuma astriata semicarinata — BERGHOF 2014
Phelsuma astriata semicarinata — PAWLOWSKI 2017 
DistributionSeychelles (Astove, Mahe, Praslin, Curieuse, La Digue, Praslin Island)

astriata: Mahé, Praslin, Silhouette, Thérèse, Astove, Frégate; Type locality: Mahé, Seychelles.

no longer recognized: astovei: Astove; Type locality: Astove Island; Holotype: TM

semicarinata; northeastern islands of the Inner Seychelles, Denis, Daros, St. Joseph Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous; shows temperature-dependent sex determination (Budzinski 1999) 
TypesLectotype: ZMB 16842, female (designated by BAUER & GÜNTHER 1991) 
Comment 
References
  • Austin, J.J.; E. N. Arnold and C. G. Jones 2004. Reconstructing an island radiation using ancient and recent DNA: the extinct and living day geckos (Phelsuma) of the Mascarene islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31 (1): 109-122 - get paper here
  • Bauer,A.M. & Günther,R. 1991. An annotated type catalogue of the geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in the Zoological Museum , Berlin. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 67: 279-310
  • Berghof, H.-P. 2005. Taggeckos. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 144 pp. - get paper here
  • Berghof, P. 2014. Phelsumenhaltung im Terrarium. Eine Erfolgsstory? Reptilia (Münster) 19 (105): 18-26
  • Budzinski, R.-M. 1999. Induktion des männlichen Geschlechts bei Geckos der Gattung Phelsuma durch tägliche kurzzeitige Inkubation bei hoher Temperatur. Sauria 21 (3): 43-46 - get paper here
  • Budzinski, S. & Budzinski, R.-M. 1998. Haltung und Vermehrung von Phelsuma astriata astriata. Elaphe 6 (2): 15-18
  • Budzinski, S. & Budzinski, R.M. 2010. Erfahrungen bei der Pflege und Vermehrung des Kleinen Seychellen-Taggeckos, Phelsuma astriata astriata TORNIER 1901. Draco 11 (43): 77-85 - get paper here
  • FitzSimons, V. 1948. Descriptions of two new frogs from Natal and a gecko from Astove Island. Robert Broom Commemorative Volume 1948. Special Publication of the Royal Society of South Africa, pp. 235-242
  • Gardner, A.S. 1985. An identification key to the geckos of the Seychelles, with brief notes on their distributions and habits. The Herpetological Journal 1(1): 17-19.
  • Gerlach, Justin 2002. The Palm Spider as an Unexpected Gecko Predator. Gekko 3 (1): 19-21
  • Glaw, F. & Rösler, H. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of the day geckos of the genera Phelsuma Gray,1825 and Rhoptropella Hewitt,1937 (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): - get paper here
  • Hallmann, G.; Krüger, J. & Trautmann, G. 2008. Faszinierende Taggeckos. Die Gattung Phelsuma. 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 253 pp. - get paper here
  • Hoesch, U. 1982. Herpetologische Beobachtungen auf den Seychellen. Herpetofauna 4 (17): 31-33 - get paper here
  • Mashinini, P. L. and Mahlangu, L. M. 2013. An annotated catalogue of the types of gekkonid lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in the Herpetology collection of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, South Africa. Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 3: 165-181
  • Meier, H. 1982. Zur Taxonomie und Ökologie der Gattung Phelsuma auf den Seychellen, mit Nachträgen zu dieser Gattung auf den Komoren (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae). Salamandra 18 (1-2): 49-55 - get paper here
  • Mertens,R. 1962. Die Arten und Unterarten der Geckonengattung Phelsuma. Senckenbergiana biologica 43: 81-127
  • MOZZI, R , DESO,G & PROBST, J.M. 2005. Un nouveau lézard vert introduit à la Réunion - le Phelsuma astriata semicarinata (Cheke,1982.). Bulletin Phaethon. 19. 99-102
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. 2011. The Day Geckos of the Genus Phelsuma GRAY, 1825, on the Central Seychelles Islands. Sauria, Berlin 33 (2): 31-46 - get paper here
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. 2017. Herpetologische Eindrücke vom Fond-Ferdinand-Naturreservat, Praslin, Seychellen Sauria 39 (1): 21-27 - get paper here
  • Pawlowski, S. & Krämer, C. 2006. Herpetologische Eindrücke von den zentralen Sychelleninseln Praslin, Curieuse, La Digue und Cousin. Elaphe 14 (3): 53-61
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  • Pawlowski, S. & Krämer, C. 2009. Zur Herpetologie des Flu Catcher National Parks auf La Digue, Seychellen. Sauria 31 (3): 25-33 - get paper here
  • Pogoda, P. 2010. Erste Erfahrungen bei der Haltung des Kleinen Seychellen-Taggeckos Phelsuma astriata astriata. Elaphe 18 (2): 46-50
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  • ROCHA, SARA; HERBERT RÖSLER, PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING, FRANK GLAW, DAVID POSADA, D. JAMES HARRIS & MIGUEL VENCES 2010. Phylogenetic systematics of day geckos, genus Phelsuma, based on molecular and morphological data (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 2429: 1–28 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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