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Geckoella jeyporensis (Beddome, 1877)

Jeypore Indian gecko, Jeypore ground gecko, Patinghe Indian gecko

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gymnodactylus jeyporensis Beddome, 1878

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1877

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

 

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Beddome, R. H. (1878). Descriptions of new reptiles from the Madras Presidency. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1877: 685-686.

 

Other references:

Agarwal, Ishan; Aniruddha Datta-Roy; Aaron M. Bauer and Varad B. Giri (2012). Rediscovery of [i]Geckoella jeyporensis[/i] (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Hamadryad 36 (1): 17-24.

Boulenger, G. A. (1885). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: Taylor and Francis. p. 36.

Boulenger, G. A. (1890). Reptilia and Batrachia. Fauna of British India. London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 65–66.

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/02/resurrected-jeypore-ground-gecko-faces-second-death-sentence/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16910/geckoella-jeyporensis

 

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