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Dibamus bogadeki DAREVSKY, 1992

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Higher TaxaDibamidae, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesChinese: 香港双足蜥 
SynonymDibamus bogadeki DAREVSKY 1992
Dibamus bogadeki — DIAZ et al. 2004
Dibamus bogadeki — DAS & LIM 2009
Dibamus bogadeki — QUAH et al. 2017 
DistributionChina (Hei Ling Chau and Shek Kwu Chau islands, Hong Kong [HR 27: 210]).

Type locality: Hong Kong:Hei Ling Chau  
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-172041 
CommentDoes not occur in Vietnam fide BOBROV 2004 (pers. comm.) 
EtymologyNamed after Father Anthony Bogadek, a Salesian priest in Hong Kong, who studied philosophy, theology (1954-1958) later biochemistry and biology at University College Dublin (1964-1968). He returned to Hong Kong to teach biology, with herpetology as his speciality, at St. Louis School. 
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  • DAS, INDRANEIL & KELVIN K. P. LIM. 2009. A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Pulau Simeuleu, Mentawai Archipelago, Indonesia. Zootaxa 2088: 15-23 - get paper here
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  • KOPPETSCH, THORE; WOLFGANG BÖHME, ANDRÉ KOCH 2019. A new species of Dibamus Duméril & Bibron, 1839 (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Pulau Manado Tua, Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4555 (3): 331–345 - get paper here
  • Lazell, James 1996. Geographic Distribution. Dibamus bogadeki. Herpetological Review 27 (4): 210-211 - get paper here
  • NEANG, THY; JEREMY HOLDEN,TOBY EASTOE,RATHEA SENG,, SAVENG ITH & L. LEE GRISMER 2011. A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, southwestern Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia. Zootaxa 2828: 58–68 - get paper here
  • Quah, Evan S. H.; Shahrul Anuar M. S., L. Lee Grismer & Rupert Grassby-Lewis 2017. A new species of Dibamus Duméril & Bibron 1839 (Squamata: Dibamidae) from a hill station in Peninsular Malaysia. RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 65: 681–690 - get paper here
  • Wang, Kai; Jinlong Ren, Hongman Chen, Zhitong Lyu, Xianguang Guo Ke Jiang, Jinmin Chen, Jiatang Li, Peng Guo, Yingyong Wang, Jing Che 2020. The updated checklists of amphibians and reptiles of China. Biodiversity Science 28 (2): 189-218 - get paper here
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