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Uroplatus lineatus (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1836)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesLined Flat-tail Gecko 
SynonymPtyodactylus lineatus DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1836: 384
Oiacurus (Lonchurus) lineatus — FITZINGER 1843: 97
Uroplates lineatus — GRAY 1845: 152
Ptyodactylus lineatus — DUMÉRIL 1851: 40
Lonchurus lineatus — FITZINGER 1867: 80
Uroplates lineatus — BOULENGER 1885: 238
Uroplatus lineatus — ANGEL 1942: 79
Uroplatus lineatus — KLUGE 1993
Uroplatus lineatus — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 271
Uroplatus lineatus — RÖSLER 1995: 163 
DistributionE Madagascar

Type locality: unknown (fide WERMUTH 1965) Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN 395 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “linea”, meaning stripe or line. 
  • Andreone F., Randrianirina J., Jenkins P.D. & Aprea G. 2000. Species diversity of Amphibia, Reptilia and Lipotyphla (Mammalia) at Ambolokopatrika, a rainforest between the Anjanaharibe-Sud and Marojejy massifs, NE Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 9: 1587–1622
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • Baert, Peter 2015. Tagebuch einer Reise in den Osten Madagaskars. Zu Besuch im Marojejy-Nationalpark und im Naturschutzgebiet Betampona Terraria-Elaphe 2015 (5): 46-52 - get paper here
  • Barts, M. & Hulbert, F. 2004. Die Geckos der Welt. Draco 5 (18): 4-17 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Duméril, A.M. C. and G. Bibron. 1836. Erpetologie Générale ou Histoire Naturelle Complete des Reptiles. Vol. 3. Libr. Encyclopédique Roret, Paris, 528 pp. - get paper here
  • Duméril, A.M.C. & A. H. A. Duméril 1851. Catalogue méthodique de la collection des reptiles du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Gide et Baudry/Roret, Paris, 224 pp.
  • Fitzinger, L. 1843. Systema Reptilium, fasciculus primus, Amblyglossae. Braumüller et Seidel, Wien: 106 pp. - get paper here
  • Fitzinger, L. J. 1867. Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Wirbelthiere. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, Wien. - get paper here
  • Gehring, P.-S., F. M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences 2010. Filling the gaps – amphibian and reptile records from lowland rainforests in eastern Madagascar. Salamandra 46 (4): 214-234 - get paper here
  • Gehring, P.S. 2013. Seelenräuber mit Haftlamellen - Madagassische Plattschwanzgeckos der Gattung Uroplatus. Draco 13 (52): 4-17 - 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)
  • Gray, J. E. 1845. Catalogue of the specimens of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Trustees of die British Museum/Edward Newman, London: xxvii + 289 pp. - 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
  • Pietschmann, J. & B. Klusmeyer 1999. Bemekungen zur Haltung und Nachzucht des Bambus - Blattschwanzgeckos - Uroplatus lineatus (Duméril & Bibron, 1836). Sauria 21 (2): 39-45 - get paper here
  • Prötzel, D. & J. Forster 2017. Masoala – Ein herpetologischer Reisebericht von den letzten Tieflandregenwäldern Madagaskars. Reptilia (Münster) 22 (127): 72-79 - 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
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Schönecker, P. 2006. Plattschwanzgeckos (Uroplatus). Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp. - get paper here
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