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Lepidodactylus balioburius OTA & CROMBIE, 1989

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Batan Scaly-toed Gecko 
SynonymLepidodactylus balioburius OTA & CROMBIE 1989
Lepidodactylus balioburius — KLUGE 1993
Lepidodactylus balioburius — RÖSLER 2000: 90 

Type locality: 2 km (by road) SE of Mahatao, Mahatao Municipality, Batan Island, Batanes Province, Philippines.  
TypesHolotype: PNM 984, Philippine National Museum (was: USNM-FS 121559), adult male; paratypes: USNM 266559, OMNH (Osaka), CAS 
EtymologyFrom Latin “balius” = brown, and “burius” = beast 
  • Ota H; Crombie R I 1989. A new lizard of the genus Lepidodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Batan Island, Philippines. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 102 (3) 1989: 559-567 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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