Paroedura stellata

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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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Gekkonidae
Genus: Paroedura
Species: Paroedura stellata


Paroedura stellata Hawlitschek & Glaw, 2012: 140

  • Holotype: ZSM 99/2010 (FGZC 4039), adult ♂ with original tail, collected by O. Hawlitschek, J. Berger and B. Brückmann on 14 April 2010.
  • Type locality: “Mont Bénara (S12.8802, E45.16428, 624 m a.s.l.), MAYOTTE, Comoros archipelago”.
  • Etymology: From the Latin adjective stellatus and means set with stars or starry. It refers to the bright white dots that are evident (in varying degree) in juveniles and adults of this species.


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