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Pseudogekko smaragdinus (TAYLOR, 1922)

IUCN Red List - Pseudogekko smaragdinus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Polillo Gecko
G: Philippinischer Smaragdgecko 
SynonymGekko smaragdinus TAYLOR 1922
Gekko smaragdinus — DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966: 129
Pseudogekko smaragdinus — KLUGE 1993
Pseudogecko [sic] smaragdinus — RÖSLER 2000: 106
Pseudogekko smaragdina— PIANKA & VITT 2003
Pseudogekko smaragdinus — SILER et al. 2014 
DistributionPhilippines (Polillo, Luzon)

Type locality: Pollillo [sic] (fide DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966)  
TypesHolotype: CAS 62336 (EHT 256) 
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • DAVIS, DREW R.; JESSA L. WATTERS, GUNTHER KÖHLER, COLLIN WHITSETT, NICHOLAS A. HURON, RAFE M. BROWN, ARVIN C. DIESMOS & CAMERON D. SILER 2015. Redescription of the rare Philippine false gecko Pseudogekko brevipes (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) and description of a new species. Zootaxa 4020 (2): 357–374
  • Lenort, J. 2004. Haltung und Nachzucht des philippinischen Smaragdgeckos Pseudogekko smaragdinus (TAYLOR 1922). Sauria, Berlin 26 (3): 7-12 - get paper here
  • Oliver, Paul M.; Rafe M. Brown, Fred Kraus, Eric Rittmeyer, Scott L. Travers, Cameron D. Siler 2018. Lizards of the lost arcs: mid-Cenozoic diversification, persistence and ecological marginalization in the West Pacific. Proc. R. Soc. B 285 20171760; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1760 - get paper here
  • Pianka, E.R. & Vitt, L.J. 2003. Lizards - Windows to the Evolution of Diversity. University of California Press, Berkeley, 347 pp. [review in Copeia 2004: 955] - get paper here
  • Siler, Cameron D.; T. Alex Dececchi, Chris L. Merkord, Drew R. Davis, Tony J. Christiani, Rafe M. Brown 2013. Cryptic diversity and population genetic structure in the rare, endemic, forest-obligate, slender geckos of the Philippines. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
  • Slevin, Joseph R.;Leviton, Alan E. 1956. Holotype specimens of reptiles and amphibians in the collection of the California Academy of Sciences. [type catalogue] Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 28 (14): 529-560 - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1922. Additions to the herpetological fauna of the Philippine Islands, I. Philippine Journal of Science 21: 161-206 - get paper here
  • Trautmann, G. 1998. Ersten Beobachtungen an lebenden Exemplaren des philippinischen Smaragdgeckos Pseudogekko smaragdinus (TAYLOR 1922). Sauria 20 (4): 57-61 - get paper here
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