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Uroplatus henkeli BÖHME & IBISCH, 1990

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesHenkel’s Flat-tail gecko, Henkel’s leaf-tailed gecko, frilled leaf-tail gecko 
SynonymUroplatus henkeli BÖHME & IBISCH 1990
Uroplatus henkeli — KLUGE 1993
Uroplatus henkeli — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 271
Uroplates henkeli — VAN HEYGEN 2004 (in error)
Uroplatus cf. henkeli— BORA et al. 2009
Uroplates aff. henkeli — GEHRING & SCHÖNECKER 2013 
DistributionMadagascar, Nossi Be = Nosy Bé, Nosy Komba

Type locality: “Wald von Loucoubé, Nosy Bé”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 48229, male 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
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  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Böhme, W., and P. Ibisch. 1990. Studien an Uroplatus. l. Der Uroplatus fimbriatus-Komplex. Salamandra 26: 246-259 - 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.
  • Burger, M. 1993. Leaftailed Geckos: Some Notes on the Maintenance and Reproduction of Uroplatus henkeli. Jour. Int. Gecko Soc. 1 (4): 11-16
  • Capezzone, F. 1995. A note on hybridisation between Uroplatus fimbriatus and Uroplatus henkeli. Herptile: Journal of the International Herpetological Society 20 (1): 45
  • Dizier, Herve Saint and Dr. Caroline Wret 2010. On three cases of cornea ulceration on nocturnal geckonids and on the possible negative effects of UVB bulbs. Gekko 6 (1): 37-42
  • DURKIN, LOUISE; MARK D. STEER, AND ELISE M.S. BELLE 2011. Herpetological Surveys of Forest Fragments Between Montagne d'Ambre National Park and Ankarana Special Reserve, Northern Madagascar. Herp. Cons. Biol. 6 (1): 114-126 - get paper here
  • 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. & 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)
  • Glaw, F. 2004. Die Herpetofauna Madagaskars: Vielfalt, Lebensweise und Gefährdung. Draco 5 (19): 4-21 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Heygen, E.v. 2004. The genus Phelsuma GRAY, 1825 on the Ampasindava peninsula, Madagascar. Phelsuma 12: 99-117
  • Hyde Roberts, S. & C. Daly 2014. A rapid herpetofaunal assessment of Nosy Komba Island, northwestern Madagascar, with new locality records for seventeen species. Salamandra 50 (1): 18-26 - get paper here
  • Neil Meister 2002. A Great Gecko to Keep - Uroplatus henkeli in Captivity. Gekko 2 (2): 36-40
  • Pawlik, K. 2012. Chamäleon-Urlaub – eine Madagaskar-Reise. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (96): 103-109 - 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
  • Schmidt, Wolfgang;M_ller, Veronika 1996. Der Blattschwanzgecko Uroplatus henkeli im Terrarium. DATZ 49 (2): 103-105
  • Schönecker, P. 2006. Plattschwanzgeckos (Uroplatus). Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Tedder, Andrew 2010. Inbreeding depression and its effects on captive Uroplatus populations. Gekko 6 (1): 8-13
  • Wilms, T. 2004. Plaunung und Bau eines Reptilienzoos: Reptilium - Terrarien und Wüstenzoo in Landau. Teil 2. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (47): 78-83 - get paper here
 
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