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Ptychozoon nicobarensis DAS & VIJAYAKUMAR, 2009

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesNicobar gliding gecko 
SynonymPtychozoon nicobarensis DAS & VIJAYAKUMAR 2009
Ptychozoon kuhli — DAS 1997 
DistributionIndia (Nicobar Islands)

Type locality: "Nicobars" (= islands of the Nicobar Archipelago, Bay of Bengal, India)  
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. 
EtymologyLatin implying an inhabitant of the Nicobar Islands. 
  • 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
  • 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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