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Goniurosaurus kuroiwae yunnu Nakamura et al. 2014:63

Kuroiwa’s leopard gecko (generic)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Yoronjima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Nakamura, Yasuyuki, Takahashi, Akio and Ota, Hidetoshi. (2014). A new, recently extinct subspecies of the Kuroiwa’s Leopard Gecko, Goniurosaurus kuroiwae (Squamata: Eublepharidae), from Yoronjima Island of the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. Acta Herpetologica 9(1): 61-73.

 

Other references:

Nakamura, Y., Takahashi, A., Ota, H. (2013). Recent cryptic extinction of squamate reptiles on Yoronjima Island of the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, inferred from garbage dump remains. Acta Herpetol. 8: 19-34.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/18386/goniurosaurus-kuroiwae-yunnu

 

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