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Lepidodactylus flaviocularis BROWN, MCCOY & RODDA, 1992

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Yellow-eyed Scaly-toed Gecko 
SynonymLepidodactylus flaviocularis BROWN, MCCOY & RODDA 1992
Lepidodactylus flaviocularis — RÖSLER 2000: 91
Lepidodactylus flaviocularis — OLIVER et al. 2018 
DistributionSolomon Islands (Guadalcanal)

Type Locality: Mount Austen, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 313865 
CommentGroup: Member of Lepidodactylus group I (related to L. mutahi and L. euaensis).

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Brown,W.C.; McCoy,M. & Rodda, G.H. 1992. A new Lepidodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Guadalcanal Island, Solomons. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 105: 440-442 - get paper here
  • McCoy, M. 2006. Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Pensoft Series Faunistica 57, 212 pp.
  • McCoy, M. 2015. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Michael McCoy, Kuranda - get paper here
  • McDonald, P.J., Brown, R.M., Kraus, F. et al. 2022. Cryptic extinction risk in a western Pacific lizard radiation Biodivers Conserv (2022) - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Oliver, Paul M.; Rafe M. Brown, Fred Kraus, Eric Rittmeyer, Scott L. Travers, Cameron D. Siler 2018. Lizards of the lost arcs: mid-Cenozoic diversification, persistence and ecological marginalization in the West Pacific. Proc. R. Soc. B 285 20171760; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1760 - 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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