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Phelsuma dorsivittata MERTENS, 1964

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
SubspeciesPhelsuma dorsivittata dorsivittata MERTENS 1964
Phelsuma dorsivittata paradoxa GEHRING et al. 2022 
Common NamesE: Striped Day Gecko
G: Streifentaggecko 
SynonymPhelsuma lineata dorsivittata MERTENS 1964: 106
Phelsuma lineata dorsivittata — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 295
Phelsuma lineata dorsivittata — BERGHOF 2005: 75
Phelsuma lineata dorsivittata — ANDERS 2008
Phelsuma lineata dorsivittata — HALLMANN et al. 2008: 147
Phelsuma dorsivittata — ROCHA et al. 2010
Phelsuma dorsivittata — SCHÖNECKER & SCHÖNECKER 2010
Phelsuma dorsivittata — GLAW & RÖSLER 2015 
DistributionN Madagascar, south to N Anivorane

Type locality: “Joffreville, ca. 25 km südlich von Diego Suarez, Nord-Madagaskar”  
Reproductionoviparous (not imputed, fide Zimin et al. 2022) 
TypesSyntypes: SMF 59373, males and females 
  • Anders, Ulrike 2008. Der Streifentaggecko Phelsuma lineata. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Berghof, H.-P. 2005. Taggeckos. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 144 pp. - get paper here
  • Gehring, Philip-Sebastian; Frank Glaw, Marcelo Gehara, Fanomezana Mihaja Ratsoavina, Miguel Vences 2013. Northern origin and diversification in the central lowlands? – Complex phylogeography and taxonomy of widespread day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar. Organisms Diversity & Evolution DOI:<br />10.1007/s13127-013-0143-5 - get paper here
  • Gehring, Philip-Sebastian; Jary H. Razafindraibe, Miguel Vences & Frank Glaw 2022. Day geckos (Phelsuma) in northern Madagascar: first step to resolve a paradoxical case of mitochondrial paraphyly and morphological differentiation. SALAMANDRA 58(2): 83–100 - 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)
  • Glaw, F. & Rösler, H. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of the day geckos of the genera Phelsuma Gray,1825 and Rhoptropella Hewitt,1937 (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): - get paper here
  • Hallmann, G.; Krüger, J. & Trautmann, G. 2008. Faszinierende Taggeckos. Die Gattung Phelsuma. 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 253 pp. - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1964. Fünf neue Rassen der Geckonengattung Phelsuma. Senckenbergiana Biologica 45: 99-112.
  • 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
  • ROCHA, SARA; HERBERT RÖSLER, PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING, FRANK GLAW, DAVID POSADA, D. JAMES HARRIS & MIGUEL VENCES 2010. Phylogenetic systematics of day geckos, genus Phelsuma, based on molecular and morphological data (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 2429: 1–28 - get paper here
  • RÖSLER, H. 2020. Hommage an Murk van Phelsum. Sauria 42 (2): 3-27
  • Schönecker, P. & Schönecker, S. 2010. Phelsumensuche in Madagaskar - empfehlenswerte Ziele für Naturerlebnisse mit Taggeckos. Draco 11 (43): 65-76 - get paper here
  • Zimin, A., Zimin, S. V., Shine, R., Avila, L., Bauer, A., Böhm, M., Brown, R., Barki, G., de Oliveira Caetano, G. H., Castro Herrera, F., Chapple, D. G., Chirio, L., Colli, G. R., Doan, T. M., Glaw, F., Grismer, L. L., Itescu, Y., Kraus, F., LeBreton 2022. A global analysis of viviparity in squamates highlights its prevalence in cold climates. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 00, 1–16 - get paper here
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