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Dixonius melanostictus (TAYLOR, 1962)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Black-spotted Leaf-toed Gecko
G: Schwarzflecken-Blattfingergecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus melanostictus TAYLOR 1962: 215
Phyllodactylus melanostictus — TAYLOR 1963: 753
Phyllodactylus melanostictus — WERMUTH 1965: 140
Phyllodactylus melanostictus — KLUGE 1993
Dixonius melanostictus — BAUER et al. 1997
Dixonius melanostictus — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 117
Dixonius melanostictus — NGUYEN et al. 2009 
DistributionThailand (Sara Buri, Nakhon Ratchasima), Vietnam (Ma Da, Dong Nai Province fide BOBROV, 1992)

Type locality: Mauk (= Muak) Lek Road Camp (Friendship Highway), Sara Buri, Thailand.  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 178231 
  • Bauer A M. Good D A. Branch W R. 1997. The taxonomy of the Southern African leaf-toed geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with a review of Old World "Phyllodactylus" and the description of five new genera. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 49 (14): 447-497. - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M.; Sumontha, M.; Grossmann, W.; Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vogel, G. 2004. A new species of Dixonius (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Kanchanaburi Province, Western Thailand. Current Herpetology 23 (1): 17-26 - get paper here
  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Chan-ard,T.; Grossmann,W.; Gumprecht,A. & Schulz,K. D. 1999. Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand - an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German]. Bushmaster Publications, Würselen, Gemany, 240 pp. [book review in Russ. J Herp. 7: 87] - get paper here
  • Das , I. 2004. A new species of Dixonius (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam. Raffles Bull. Zool., 52(2): 629-634 - get paper here
  • Ngo Tri Van, Thomas Ziegler 2009. A new species of Dixonius from Nui Chua National Park, Ninh Thuan Province, southern Vietnam (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Zoosystematics and Evolution 85 (1): 117-125 - get paper here
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1962. New oriental reptiles. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 43: 209-263 - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
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