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Paroedura ibityensis RÖSLER & KRÜGER, 1998

IUCN Red List - Paroedura ibityensis - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Ibity Ground Gecko 
SynonymParoedura bastardi ibityensis RÖSLER & KRÜGER 1998
Paroedura ibityensis — JACKMAN et al. 2008
Paroedura bastardi ibityensis — BÖHME 2014: 140 
DistributionW/S Madagascar

Type locality: Mt. Petit Ibity, Zentrales Hochland von Madagaskar.  
TypesHolotype: MTD (= MTKD) D 39058; Paratypes: ZFMK 61505 - 507, 1 adult male, 2 juveniles, collected by J. KRUGER and H. ROSLER, 24 September 1994; MNHN 1989.2903-05, 1 male, 2 females, collected by CH. A. DOMERGUE, May 1964, Mt. Ibity; MTKD D 39059, adult female, same data as holotype. 
CommentJackman et al. (2008) found sufficient genetic differences (and paraphyly) to recognize ibityensis as a species different from bastardi. 
  • Aprea, Gennaro; Franco Andreone, Domenico Fulgione, Agnese Petraccioli, and Gaetano Odierna 2013. Chromosomal Rearrangements Occurred Repeatedly and Independently during Species Diversification in Malagasy Geckos, Genus Paroedura. African Zoology Apr 2013, Vol. 48, No. 1: 96-108. - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Daoues, Karim & Francis Girard 2004. Note on a Malagasy Shipment with Geckos Belonging to the Genus Paroedura Gunther. Gekko 4 (1): 6-7
  • Jackman,Todd R.; Aaron M. Bauer, Eli Greenbaum, Frank Glaw and Miguel Vences 2008. Molecular phylogenetic relationships among species of the Malagasy-Comoran gecko genus Paroedura (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46 (1): 74-81 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert and Jens Krüger 1998. Eine neue Unterart von Paroedura bastardi (Mocquard, 1900) (Sauria: Gekkonidae) aus dem zentralen Hochland von Madagascar. Sauria 20 (2): 37-46 - get paper here
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