A New Species of Goniurosaurus (Sauria: Gekkota: Eublepharidae) from North Vietnam

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergey A. Ryabov, Thien Tao Nguyen, Truong Quang Nguyen, Cuc Thu Ho

Abstract


A new species of eublepharid gecko, genus Goniurosaurus Barbour, 1908 (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkota: Eublepharidae), is described from northeastern Vietnam. We analyze the distribution of Chinese and Vietnamese species with comparison of the diversity of Goniurosaurus lizards in karst and granite habitats. In addition we provide the natural history data of the new species.

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Eublepharidae; a new species; two groups of Goniurosaurus genus; karst and granite habitats; Huu Lien Nature Reserve; Lang Son Province; Yen Tu Nature Reserve; Bac Giang Province; Cat Ba National Park; Bai Tu Long Archipelago; Quang Ninh Province; Trung K

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-15-%25s-229-244

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