A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from northern Laos

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dc.contributor
Nguyen, TQ; Botov, A; Le, MD; Nophaseud, L; Zug, G; Bonkowski, M; Ziegler, T
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dc.date.accessioned
2015-11-10T12:33:16Z
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dc.date.available
2015-11-10T12:33:16Z
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dc.date.issued
2014
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dc.identifier.citation
ZOOTAXA;Zootaxa;02-Jul;2014;3827;1
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dc.identifier.issn
1175-5334
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dc.identifier.uri
http://hdl.handle.net/11267/2290
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dc.description.abstract
A new species of the genus Hemiphyllodactylus is described from Luang Prabang Province, northern Laos. Hemiphyllodactylus kiziriani sp. nov. is distinguished from the remaining congeners by morphology, coloration, and a significant genetic divergence of greater than 20% (ND2 gene). The new species from Laos is characterized by the following features: SVL of adult males 35.1-40.1 mm, of adult females 36.3-40.8 mm; dorsal scale rows 18-27; ventral scale rows 11-15; chin scales bordering mental and first infralabial distinctly enlarged; digital lamellae formulae 3-4-4-4 (forefoot) and 4-4/5-4/5-4 (hindfoot); femoral pores 0-4, total precloacal pores 10-13 in males, 8-10 pitted precloacal scales in females; cloacal spurs present in both sexes; dorsal trunk pattern dark brown with two rows of irregular transverse bands; dark lateral head stripe distinct; upper zone of flank with a dark brown stripe; caecum and gonadal ducts unpigmented.
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dc.language.iso
English
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dc.publisher
ZOOTAXA
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dc.subject
1860 SQUAMATA GEKKONIDAE
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dc.subject
PHYLOGENY
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dc.subject
DIVERSITY
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dc.subject
BLEEKER
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dc.subject
GECKOS; MODEL
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dc.title
A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from northern Laos
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