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Phelsuma rosagularis VINSON & VINSON, 1969

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymPhelsuma guimbeaui rosagularis VINSON & VINSON 1969
Phelsuma rosagularis — AUSTIN et al. 2004
Phelsuma rosagularis — BERGHOF 2005: 107
Phelsuma rosagularis — HALLMANN et al. 2008: 198
Phelsuma rosagularis — GLAW & RÖSLER 2015 
DistributionMascarene Islands: Mauritius (confined to disjunct montane areas in the southwest and the east).

Type locality: Les Mares, Mauritius, Mascarenes, 20° 14’ S, 57° 28’ E.  
TypesHolotype: private collection of JM Vinson, JMV 69.R.153, xii.1969 (fide DE LISLE et al. 2013) 
CommentMax. length: 170 mm. 
Etymologynamed after its pink (Latin “rosa”) throat (Latin “gula” = throat). 
  • Austin, J.J.; E. N. Arnold and C. G. Jones 2004. Reconstructing an island radiation using ancient and recent DNA: the extinct and living day geckos (Phelsuma) of the Mascarene islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31 (1): 109-122 - get paper here
  • Berghof, H.-P. 2005. Taggeckos. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 144 pp. - get paper here
  • Berghof, P. 2014. Phelsumenhaltung im Terrarium. Eine Erfolgsstory? Reptilia (Münster) 19 (105): 18-26
  • Budzinski, S. & Budzinski, R.M. 2010. Taggeckos der Insel Mauritius. Draco 11 (43): 45-52 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Hoesch, U. 1981. Die Phelsumen auf Mauritius. Sauria 3 (4): 25-27 - get paper here
  • Lisle, H.F. de; Nazarov, R.A.; Raw, L.R.G. & Grathwohl, J. 2013. Gekkota: a catalogue of recent species. [type catalogue] Privately published, 387 pp.
  • 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
  • Vinson, J., and J. M. Vinson. 1969. The saurian fauna of the Mascarene Islands.nson 1969 Mauritius Institute Bulletin, 6:203-320 [1969]
  • Wohler, Josua. 2013. Unterschiede in der Pupillenform bei einigen Arten der Gattung Phelsuma. Sauria 35 (4): 15-22 - get paper here
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