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Uroplatus alluaudi MOCQUARD, 1894

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Northern Flat-tail Gecko, northern leaf-tail gecko 
SynonymUroplatus alluaudi MOCQUARD 1894: 3
Uroplatus alluaudi — ANGEL 1942: 79
Uroplatus alluaudi — WERMUTH 1965: 186
Uroplatus alluaudi — KLUGE 1993
Uroplatus alluaudi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 273
Uroplatus alluaudi — D’CRUZE et al. 2008 
DistributionN Madagascar

Type locality: Mont d'Ambre, Madagascar.  
TypesSyntypes: MNHN-RA 1893.0198 and MNHN-RA 1893.0199 
EtymologyNamed after Charles Alluaud (1861-1949), French entomologist, botanist, and naturalist who came from a wealthy family (his father was President of the Royal Porcelain Factory, Limoges). 
  • Androne, Franco and Gennaro Aprea. 2006. A new finding of Uroplatus alluaudi in north-eastern Madagascar widens considerably its distribution range (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Acta Herpetologica 1 (2):121-125
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • Bauer, A. M. and A. P. Russell 1989. A systematic review of the genus Uroplatus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) with notes on its biology. Journal of Natural History 23:169-203 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • D’Cruze, N.; Köhler, J.; Franzen, M & Glaw, F. 2008. A conservation assessment of the amphibians and reptiles of the Forêt d’Ambre Special Reserve, north Madagascar. MADAGASCAR CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT 3 (1): 44-54 - get paper here
  • Franco Andreone, Gennaro Aprea 2006. A new record of Uroplatus alluaudi in north-eastern Madagascar widens considerably its distribution range (Reptilia; Gekkonides). Acta Herpetologica 1 (2)
  • Gehring, P.S. 2013. Seelenräuber mit Haftlamellen - Madagassische Plattschwanzgeckos der Gattung Uroplatus. Draco 13 (52): 4-17 - get paper here
  • Gehring, Phillip-Sebastian 2020. Leaf-tailed Geckos – The Complete Uroplatus. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, Germany ( 383 pp., ISBN: 978-3-89973-349-5 [review in HR 53 (1): 171]
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • GREENBAUM, Eli; AARON M. BAUER, TODD R. JACKMAN, MIGUEL VENCES & FRANK GLAW 2007. A phylogeny of the enigmatic Madagascan geckos of the genus Uroplatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 1493: 41-51 - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1894. Diagnoses de quelques reptiles nouveaux de Madagascar. C.R. Soc. philom. Paris 9: 3-5.
  • Ratsoavina, F. M., N. R. Raminosoa, E. E. Louis Jr., A. P. Raselimanana, F. Glaw & M. Vences 2013. An overview of Madagascar’s leaf tailed geckos (genus Uroplatus): species boundaries, candidate species and review of geographical distribution based on molecular data. Salamandra 49 (3): 115-148 - get paper here
  • Schönecker, P. 2006. Plattschwanzgeckos (Uroplatus). Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Schönecker, P. & Böhle, A. 2004. Die Geckogattungen Madagaskars. Draco 5 (19): 56-67 - get paper here
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