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Blaesodactylus boivini (DUMÉRIL, 1856)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymPlatydactylus boivini DUMÉRIL 1856: 454
Blaesodactylus boivini — MOCQUARD 1895
Homopholis boivini — KLUGE 1993
Homopholis boivini — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 274
Blaesodactylus boivini — KLUGE & NUSSBAUM 1995: 94
Blaesodactylus boivini — RÖSLER 2000: 61
Blaesodactylus boivini — INEICH et al. 2016
Blaesodactylus boivini — RÖSLER 2018: 27 
DistributionN Madagascar, Islands St. Marie, Nossi Be = Nosy Bé (Antseranana)

Type locality: Madagascar  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 5239 
CommentDistribution: for a map see BAUER et al. 2011. 
EtymologyNamed after Louis Hyacinthe Boivin (1808-1852), a botanist and traveler who collected in Madagascar, the Comoro Islands, Reunion, the Canary Islands, and the coasts of Africa for the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 
  • Barbour, Thomas 1918. Vertebrata from Madagascar. 2. Amphibia and Reptilia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 61 (14): 479-489. - get paper here
  • BAUER, AARON M.; FRANK GLAW, PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING & MIGUEL VENCES 2011. New species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ankarafantsika National Park in north-western Madagascar. Zootaxa 2942: 57–68 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • D'Cruze, Neil; Jeremy Sabel, Katie Green, Jeffrey Dawson, Carlie Gardner, Janine Robinson, Georgina Starkie, Miguel Vences, and Frank Glaw. 2007. The First Comprehensive Survey of Amphibians and Reptiles at Montagne des Francais, Madagascar. Herp. Cons. Biol. 2 (2): 87-99 - get paper here
  • Duméril, A. H. A. 1856. Description des reptiles nouveaux ou imparfaitement connus de la collection du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle et remarques sur la classification et les charactères des reptiles. Archives du Muséum Hist. Nat. Paris, 8: 438—588. - get paper here
  • D’Cruze, N.; Köhler, J.; Franzen, M & Glaw, F. 2008. A conservation assessment of the amphibians and reptiles of the Forêt d’Ambre Special Reserve, north Madagascar. MADAGASCAR CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT 3 (1): 44-54 - 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)
  • Ineich, I.; FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES 2016. A new species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tsingy limestone outcrops in Namoroka National Park, north-western Madagascar. Zootaxa 4109 (5): 523–541 - get paper here
  • Kluge,A.G. & Nussbaum,R.A. 1995. A review of African-Madagascan gekkonid lizard phylogeny and biogeography (Squamata). Misc. Pub. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan 183: 1-20 - get paper here
  • Krüger, Jens 1997. Die madagassischen Gekkoniden. I. Die Gattung Homopholis. Jahrbuch für den Terrarianer 4: 39-44
  • Mocquard, F. 1895. Sur les reptiles recueillis a Madagascar de 1867 a 1885 par M. Grandidier. Bulletin de la Société Philomathique de Paris, 7: 93-111 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, H. 2018. Haftbar -- Die einzigartige Welt der Geckos. Begleitheft zur Ausstellung im Naturkundemuseum Erfurt Mai-Aug 2018, 96 pp.
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