Hemidactylus principensis

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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: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Gekkoninae
Genus: Hemidactylus
Species: Hemidactylus principensis

Name[edit]

  • Hemidactylus principensis Miller, Sellas & Drewes, 2012
Holotype: CAS 219212, an adult male collected on a tree trunk. Collected by R.E. Stoelting.
Type locality: Beach below Sao Joaquim, Príncipe Island,Republic of São Tome and Príncipe (1°37’19.87’’N, 7°22’13.10’’E).
Etymology: Named for the Island of Príncipe of the Republic of São Tome e Príncipe, to which it is endemic.

References[edit]

  • Miller, Elizabeth C.; Anna B. Sellas & Robert C. Drewes, 2012: A new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Príncipe Island, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa with comments on the African-Atlantic clade of Hemidactylus geckos. African Journal of Herpetology, 61(1): 40–57. doi: 10.1080/21564574.2012.666680.
  • Hemidactylus principensis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 12 april 2015.