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Phelsuma hoeschi BERGHOF & TRAUTMANN, 2009

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhelsuma hoeschi BERGHOF & TRAUTMANN 2009 
DistributionE Madagascar

Type locality: “einige Kilometer südlich Ampasimanolotra, Ostküste Madagaskars, auf Meereshöhe.”  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 1895/2008 
CommentDistribution: see map in Gehring et al. 2010. 
Etymologynamed after Udo Hoesch, a German amateur herpetologist specialized in Phelsuma, who discovered the species. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Berghof, H.P. & Trautmann, G. 2009. Eine neue Art der Gattung Phelsuma GRAY, 1825 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) von der Ostküste Madagaskars. Sauria 31 (1): 5–14 - get paper here
  • Gehring, P.-S., F. M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences 2010. Filling the gaps – amphibian and reptile records from lowland rainforests in eastern Madagascar. Salamandra 46 (4): 214-234 - get paper here
  • Gehring, Philip-Sebastian; Angelica Crottini,, Frank Glaw, Susanne Hauswaldt & Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina 2010. Notes on the natural history, distribution and malformations of day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar. Herpetology Notes 3: 321-327 - get paper here
  • Gehring, Philip-Sebastian; Frank Glaw, Marcelo Gehara, Fanomezana Mihaja Ratsoavina, Miguel Vences 2013. Northern origin and diversification in the central lowlands? – Complex phylogeography and taxonomy of widespread day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar. Organisms Diversity & Evolution DOI:<br />10.1007/s13127-013-0143-5 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Pauwels, Olivier S. G. and Richard Wahlgren 2012. Beolens Bo, Watkins Michael, and Grayson Michael (2011), The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. Russ. J. Herpetol. 19 (4): 352 – 355 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Wohler, Josua. 2013. Unterschiede in der Pupillenform bei einigen Arten der Gattung Phelsuma. Sauria 35 (4): 15-22 - get paper here
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