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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. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 07-78 
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
  • 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,<br />DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES,<br />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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