Uroplatus giganteus

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

Familia: Gekkonidae
Subfamilia: Gekkoninae
Genus: Uroplatus
Species: Uroplatus giganteus

Name[edit]

Holotype: ZSM 269/2004, adult ♀.

Type locality: “Montagne d’Ambre National Park, below Antamboka (12°29’S, 49°10’E, ca. 800 m alt.), northern Madagascar.”

Paratypes (3): ZFMK 75753, adult ♂, without locality data; ZSM 267/2004, adult ♂ with well preserved body and tail, but with partly mazerated head, “Montagne d’Ambre National Park (12°29’S, 49°10’E, ca. 850 m alt.), northern Madagascar”; UADBA 27490, adult ♀, same locality as holotype.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • D’Cruze, N.; Köhler, J.; Franzen, M & Glaw, F. 2008. A conservation assessment of the amphibians and reptiles of the Forêt d’Ambre Special Reserve, north Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 3(1): 44–54.
  • Greenbaum, Eli; Aaron M. Bauer, Todd R. Jackman, Miguel Vences & Frank Glaw. 2007. A phylogeny of the enigmatic Madagascan geckos of the genus Uroplatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 1493: 41–51. Abstract & excerpt.

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Vernacular names[edit]

中文: 巨人叶尾守宫