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Uroplatus henkeli BÖHME & IBISCH, 1990

IUCN Red List - Uroplatus henkeli - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesHenkel’s Flat-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” Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 48229, male 
Comment 
References
  • Allen, Richard 1996. The leaf-tailed gecko Uroplatus henkeli (Bohme & Ibish 1991). Reptilian 4 (8): 28-29
  • 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,<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.
  • 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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