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Lepidodactylus ranauensis OTA & HIKIDA, 1988

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Sabah Scaly-toed Gecko 
SynonymLepidodactylus ranauensis OTA & HIKIDA 1988: 616
Lepidodactylus ranauensis — KLUGE 1993
Lepidodactylus ranauensis — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 242
Lepidodactylus ranauensis — ZUG 2006 
DistributionMalaysia (Borneo, Sabah)

Type locality: Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia, Borneo (116° 45’ E, 5° 50’ N)  
TypesHolotype: OMNH (Osaka) R2327, an adult male collected at night on 22 March 1979 by T. Hikida and M. Matsui. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Ota H; Hikida T 1988. A new species of Lepidodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sabah, Malaysia. Copeia 1988 (3): 616-621 - get paper here
  • Zug, G.R. 2006. Lepidodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in islands Asia. A L. aureolineatus from Sulawesi. Hamadryad 30 (1): 211-213
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