The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Luperosaurus palawanensis Brown & Alcala, 1978



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in November 2019



Palawan, Philippines


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Brown, W. C. and A. C. Alcala. (1978). Philippine Lizards of the Family Gekkonidae. Silliman University Press, Dumaguete City, Philippines.


Other references:

Jose, E.D., J. van Beijnen, J. Becira and H. Pagliawan. (2020). Notes on the rediscovery and range extension of the Palawan Wolf Gecko (Luperosaurus palawanensis Brown and Alcala, 1978) in Palawan, Philippines. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology 5: 372-376.


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