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Name - Gekko gigante Brown & Alcala 1978

Name Details

Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Reptilia (Class)
Lepidosauria (Subclass)
Squamata (Order)
Sauria (Suborder)
Gekkonidae (Family)


Original Description Reference

  • Philippine lizards of the family Gekkonidae. Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines, 1978: i-vii, 1-146. [Zoological Record Volume 116]

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Zoological Record

Recent Publications

  • Philippine lizards of the family Gekkonidae.
  • A significant improvement to the taxonomy of the gecko genus Gekko Laurenti, 1768 sensu lato to better reflect morphological diversity and ancient divergence within the group.
  • Parachute geckos free fall into synonymy: Gekko phylogeny, and a new subgeneric classification, inferred from thousands of ultraconserved elements.

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