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Ptychozoon nicobarensis DAS & VIJAYAKUMAR, 2009

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNicobar gliding gecko 
SynonymPtychozoon nicobarensis DAS & VIJAYAKUMAR 2009
Ptychozoon kuhli — DAS 1997
Ptychozoon nicbarense — GRISMER et al. 2018: 210 (in error) 
DistributionIndia (Nicobar Islands)

Type locality: "Nicobars" (= islands of the Nicobar Archipelago, Bay of Bengal, India)  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZSI 2603, adult male, Major A. R. Anderson, Indian Medical Service, date of collection unknown, and collection was made presumably in the late 1800s. 
Comment 
EtymologyLatin implying an inhabitant of the Nicobar Islands. 
References
  • Das, I. & Vijayakumar, S.P. 2009. New species of Ptychozoon (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the Nicobar Archipelago, Indian Ocean. Zootaxa 2095: 8–20 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY L. JR. WOOD, MYINT KYAW THURA, MARTA S. GRISMER, RAFE M. BROWN, BRYAN L. STUART 2018. Geographically structured genetic variation in Ptychozoon lionotum (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and a new species from an isolated volcano in Myanmar. Zootaxa 4514 (2): 202–214 - get paper here
  • SUMONTHA, MONTRI; OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS, KIRATI KUNYA, CHAIWAT LIMLIKHITAKSORN, SIRICHAI RUKSUE, APIRAT TAOKRATOK, MICHEL ANSERMET & LAWAN CHANHOME 2012. A new species of Parachute Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: genus Ptychozoon) from Kaeng Krachan National Park, western Thailand. Zootaxa 3513: 68–78 - get paper here
 
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