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Paragehyra gabriellae NUSSBAUM & RAXWORTHY, 1994

IUCN Red List - Paragehyra gabriellae - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymParagehyra gabriellae NUSSBAUM & RAXWORTHY 1994: 46
Paragehyra gabriellae — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 277
Paragehyra gabriellae — RÖSLER 2000: 100 
DistributionS Madagascar (around Toliara and Tolanaro)

Type locality: near Manantantely, 7.5 km directly NW of Tôlañaro (Ft. Dauphin), 24° 9’S, 46° 55’ E, 120 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 195875 
EtymologyThe species is named for Gabriellà Raharimanana in recognition of her many valuable contributions to herpetological field work in Madagascar. 
  • Crottini, Angelica; D. James Harris, Aurélien Miralles, Frank Glaw, Richard K. B. Jenkins, J. Christian Randrianantoandro, Aaron M. Bauer and Miguel Vences 2014. Morphology and Molecules reveal Two New Species of the poorly studied Gecko Genus Paragehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 15:175–198; DOI 10.1007/s13127-014-0191-5 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Nussbaum R A. Raxworthy C J. 1994. The genus Paragehyra (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) in southern Madagascar. Journal of Zoology 232 (1): 37-59. - 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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