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Uroplatus guentheri MOCQUARD, 1908

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Gunther's FIat-tail Gecko
G: Günthers Plattschwanzgecko 
SynonymUroplatus güntheri MOCQUARD 1908: 259
Uroplatus güntheri — ANGEL 1942: 79
Uroplatus guentheri — WERMUTH 1965: 187
Uroplatus guentheri — KLUGE 1993
Uroplatus guentheri — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 273 
DistributionMadagascar

Type locality: Madagascar.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 07-78 
Diagnosis 
CommentPicture in Elaphe 5 (2): 97 (1997). 
EtymologyNamed after Albert Günther (1830-1914), German-born zoologist at the British Museum. 
References
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • Bauer, A. M. and A. P. Russell 1989. A systematic review of the genus Uroplatus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) with notes on its biology. Journal of Natural History 23:169-203
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Böhme,W. & F. W. HENKEL 1995. Studien an Uroplatus II: Der Artenkomplex um Uroplatus ebenaui BOETTGER, 1879, mit Bemerkungen zu Uroplatus guentheri MOCQUARD, 1908. Herpetofauna 17 (94): 11-23 - get paper here
  • BORA, PARFAIT; J. CHRISTIAN RANDRIANANTOANDRO, ROMA RANDRIANAVELONA, ELISOA F. HANTALALAINA, RAPHALI R. ANDRIANTSIMANARILAFY, DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES, RICHARD K. B. JENKINS, FRANK GLAW, AND JÖRN KÖHLER 2009. AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE TSINGY DE BEMARAHA PLATEAU, WESTERN MADAGASCAR: CHECKLIST, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND CONSERVATION. Herp. Cons. Biol. 5 (1):111-125.
  • DIZIER, Herve SAINT 2012. Keeping and Breeding Uroplatus guentheri (Mocquard 1908). Gekko 6 (2): 7-13
  • Gardner CJ, Raxworthy CJ, Metcalfe K, Raselimanana AP, Smith RJ, Davies ZG 2015. Comparing Methods for Prioritising Protected Areas for Investment: A Case Study Using Madagascar’s Dry Forest Reptiles. PLoS One 10 (7): e0132803, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132803 - get paper here
  • Gehring, P.S. 2013. Seelenräuber mit Haftlamellen - Madagassische Plattschwanzgeckos der Gattung Uroplatus. Draco 13 (52): 4-17 - get paper here
  • Gehring, P.S. & Schönecker, P. 2013. Auf der Suche nach Plattschwanzgeckos in Madagaskar. Draco 13 (52): 18-33 - 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)
  • GREENBAUM, Eli; AARON M. BAUER, TODD R. JACKMAN, MIGUEL VENCES & FRANK GLAW 2007. A phylogeny of the enigmatic Madagascan geckos of the genus Uroplatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 1493: 41-51 - get paper here
  • KNITTER, K. & B. KLUSMEYER 2005. Kontinuierliche Nachzucht von Uroplatus guentheri MOCQUARD, 1908. Sauria 27 (2): 37-46 - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1908. Description de quelques reptiles et d’un batracien nouveaux de la collection du Muséum. Bulletin du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 14:259-262 - get paper here
  • Rakotoarison, Andolalao; Jesse Erens, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Miguel Vences 2015. Amphibian and reptile records from around the Betsiboka delta area in North-Western Madagascar Herpetology Notes 8: 535-543 - get paper here
  • Ratsoavina, F. M., N. R. Raminosoa, E. E. Louis Jr., A. P. Raselimanana, F. Glaw & M. Vences 2013. An overview of Madagascar’s leaf tailed geckos (genus Uroplatus): species boundaries, candidate species and review of geographical distribution based on molecular data. Salamandra 49 (3): 115-148 - get paper here
  • Russell, A. P. and A. M. Bauer 1987. Rediscovery of Uroplatus guentheri Mocquard (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 4e ser. 9, sect. A: 961-966
  • Schönecker, P. 2006. Plattschwanzgeckos (Uroplatus). Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Schönecker, P. 2013. Biologie, Haltung und langjährige Nachzucht von Uroplatus güntheri MOCQUARD 1908 bis zur vierten Filialgeneration. Draco 13 (52): 34-45 - get paper here
  • Schönecker, P. & Böhle, A. 2004. Die Geckogattungen Madagaskars. Draco 5 (19): 56-67 - get paper here
 
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