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Phyllopezus maranjonensis KOCH, VENEGAS & BÖHME, 2006

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPhyllopezus maranjonensis KOCH, VENEGAS & BÖHME 2006
Phyllopezus maranjonensis — AURICH et al. 2015 
DistributionPeru (Chachapoyas: Cordillera Central)

Type locality: Quebrada Honda in the vicinity of Balsas (06° 49’ S, 78° 00 W), ca. 900-1000 m elevation, Provincia de Chachapoyas, Departamento de Amazonas, Peru  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MHNSM 19555, adult male, Museo de Historia Natural San Marcos; paratypes: MHNSM, ZFMK 
Diagnosis 
CommentMax. SVL 115 mm 
Etymology 
References
  • Aurich, Janina; Claudia Koch, Wolfgang Böhme 2015. Reproduction in a gecko assemblage (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) in the Marañon Region (Peru) and comments on the largest gecko in the New World. Phyllomedusa 14 (1): 53-62 - get paper here
  • Gamble, Tony; Guarino R. Colli, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Fernanda P. Werneck, Andrew M. Simons 2011. Phylogeny and cryptic diversity in geckos (Phyllopezus; Phyllodactylidae; Gekkota) from South America’s open biomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.11.033 - get paper here
  • Koch, C. 2010. Geheimnisvolles Peru. Reptilia (Münster) 15 (82): 36-45 - get paper here
  • Koch, C.; Venegas, P.J. & Böhme, W. 2006. A remarkable discovery: description of a big-growing new gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Phyllopezus) from northwestern Peru. Salamandra 42 (2-3): 145-150 - get paper here
  • KOCH, CLAUDIA; PABLO J. VENEGAS, ROY SANTA CRUZ, WOLFGANG BÖHME 2018. Annotated checklist and key to the species of amphibians and reptiles inhabiting the northern Peruvian dry forest along the Andean valley of the Marañón River and its tributaries Zootaxa 4385 (1): 001–101 - get paper here
 
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