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Lepidodactylus lombocensis MERTENS, 1929

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymLepidodactylus lombocensis MERTENS 1929
Lepidodactylus lombocensis — WERMUTH 1965: 98
Lepidodactylus lombocensis — OTA et al. 2000 
DistributionIndonesia (Lesser Sunda Archipelago: Lombok)

Type locality: Ekas, Southeast Lombok.  
TypesHolotype: SMF 22097, adult male 
CommentRevalidated by OTA et al. (2000). Has been considered as a synonym of L. lugubris by BAUER (1994) and others. Not listed by RÖSLER 2000. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Bauer, A.M. 1994. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien: Gekkonidae I (Australia). Das Tierreich, Vol. 108, W. de Gruyter & Co. (Berlin)
  • Ineich, I. 2008. A new arboreal Lepidodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Espiritu Santo Island, Vanuatu: from egg to holotype. Zootaxa 1918: 26–38 - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1929. Zwei neue Haftzeher aus dem Indo—Australischen Archipel (Rept.). Senckenbergiana, 11:237-241.
  • Mertens, R. 1930. Die Amphibien und Reptilien der Inseln Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa und Flores. Senck. Naturf. Gesell., Frankfurt am Main, Abhandl. 42(3): 117-344.
  • Mertens, R. 1967. Die herpetologische Sektion des Natur-Museums und Forschungs-Institutes Senckenberg in Frankfurt am Main nebst einem Verzeichnis ihrer Typen. Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 1-106 - get paper here
  • Ota, H., I. S. DAREVSKY, I. INEICH & S. YAMASHIRO 2000. Reevaluation of the taxonomic status of two Lygodactylus species (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Lesser Sunda Archipelago, Indonesia. Copeia 2000 (4): 1109-1113 - get paper here
  • Zug, G. R.; Watling, D.; Alefaio, T.; Alefaio, S.; Ludescher, C. 2003. A new gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Genus Lepidodactylus) from Tuvalu, South-central Pacific. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 116 (1): 38-46 - get paper here
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