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Phelsuma seippi MEIER, 1987

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhelsuma seippi MEIER 1987
Phelsuma seippi — KLUGE 1993
Phelsuma seippi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 290
Phelsuma seippi — RÖSLER 2000: 103
Phelsuma seippi — BERGHOF 2005: 83
Phelsuma seippi — HALLMANN et al. 2008: 201 
DistributionN Madagascar, Nossi Be = Nosy Bé, Nosy Komba

Type locality: Nossi Bé  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 46702 
CommentMax length: 150 mm. 
EtymologyNamed after Robert Seipp, a gecko specialist from Frankfurt (Germany). Member of the Phelsuma guttata (phenetic) group (GLAW, VENCES & ZIEGLER 1999). 
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  • Berghof, H.-P. 2005. Taggeckos. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 144 pp. - get paper here
  • Bruse, F. & Werning, H. 2004. Futtertiere selber züchten - ein Problem?. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (49): 20-26 - get paper here
  • Bruse, F. & WErning, H. 2005. Invertebrate Prey for Terrarium Animals. Reptilia (GB) (38):10-16 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • 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
  • Heygen, E.v. 2004. The genus Phelsuma GRAY, 1825 on the Ampasindava peninsula, Madagascar. Phelsuma 12: 99-117
  • Hyde Roberts, S. & C. Daly 2014. A rapid herpetofaunal assessment of Nosy Komba Island, northwestern Madagascar, with new locality records for seventeen species. Salamandra 50 (1): 18-26 - get paper here
  • Meier, H. 1987. Vorläufige Beschreibung einer neuen Art der Gattung Phelsuma von Madagascar. Salamandra 23: 204-211 - 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 2017. Gecko-Chorologie (Squamata: Gekkota). Gekkota (4): 1-160
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