Dixonius melanostictus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gekkonoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Sauria
Infraordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Gekkoninae
Genus: Dixonius
Species: Dixonius melanostictus

Name[edit]

Dixonius melanostictus (Taylor, 1962)

Type locality: Mauk Lek Road Camp (Friendship Highway), Sara Buri, Thailand.

Holotype: FMNH 178231.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Phyllodactylus melanostictus Taylor 1962: 215
  • Dixonius melanostictus - Bauer et al. 1997

References[edit]

  • Taylor, E.H. 1962: New oriental reptiles. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 43: 209–263.
  • Bauer A.M.; Good D.A.; Branch W.R. 1997: The taxonomy of the Southern African leaf-toed geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with a review of Old World "Phyllodactylus" and the description of five new genera. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 49(14): 447–497.
  • Bauer, A.M.; Sumontha, M.; Grossmann, W.; Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vogel, G. 2004: A new species of Dixonius (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Kanchanaburi Province, Western Thailand. Current Herpetology, 23(1): 17–26.
  • Ngo Tri Van, Thomas Ziegler 2009: A new species of Dixonius from Nui Chua National Park, Ninh Thuan Province, southern Vietnam (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Zoosystematics and Evolution, 85(1): 117–125.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Black-spotted Leaf-toed Gecko