Two New Species of the Genus Gonydactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Eastern Nepal

Ilya S. Darevsky, Notker Helfenberger, Nikolai L. Orlov, Karan Shah

Abstract


Two new species of the naked-toed geckos of the genus Gonydactylus are described from Eastern Nepal. A comparison of the described species with another “himalayan” Gonydactylus (G. khasiensis and occurring in the west of Nepal G. himalayanus) is given.


Keywords


lizards; Gekkonidae; Gonydactylus martinstollii; Gonydactylus markuscombaii; Nepal; taxonomy

Full Text:

PDF

References


Darevsky I. S. and Szczerbak N. N. (1987), «A new gecko of the genus Gonydactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) with a key to the species from Vietnam», Asiatic Herpetol. Res., 7, 19 – 22.

Das Indraniel (1994), «The reptiles of South Asia: Checklist and distributional summary», Hamadryad, 19, 15–40.

Duda P. L. and Sahi D. N. (1978a), «Cyrtodactylus himalayanus: a new gekkonid species from Jammu, India», J. Herpetol., 12, 351 – 354.

Duda P. L. and Sahi D. N. (1978b), «Cyrtodactylus mansarulus n. sp. from Jammu», in: Proc. of the Indian Sci. Congr., Vol. 65, p. 211.

Sahi D. N. and Duda P. L. (1985), «A checklist and keys to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Jammu and Kashmir State, India», Bull. Chicago Herpetol. Soc., 20(3 – 4), 86 – 97.

Shah K. (1995), Enumeration of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal, Dept. Nat. Parks and Wildlife Conservation, Techn. Publ. No. 2.17/4302.2.

Smith M. A. (1935), Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma. Vol. II. Sauria, Taylor and Francis, London.

Ulber T. (1993), «Bemerkungen uber cyrtodactyline Gekkos aus Thailand nebst Beschreibungen von zwei neuen Arten (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), Mitt. Zool. Mus. (Berlin), 69, 187 – 200.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.