Gekko monarchus Duméril & Bibron, 1836, Dumeril & Bibron, 1836

Teynié, Alexandre, David, Patrick & Ohler, Annemarie, 2010, Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo, Zootaxa 2416, pp. 1-43: 13

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194395

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scientific name

Gekko monarchus Duméril & Bibron, 1836
status

 

Gekko monarchus Duméril & Bibron, 1836  

Material examined. Two specimens, photographed, Bayur, Province of Sumatera Barat, elev. 480 m.

Taxonomic comments. Both specimens show a pattern and morphology typical of this species (see, for example, Manthey & Grossmann, 1997).

Distribution on Sumatra. Provinces of Aceh, Sumatera Utara, Sumatera Barat, Riau, Bengkulu, and Sumatera Selatan; also the islands of Bangka, Enggano, Nias, Simeulue and Mentawai Archipelago ( De Rooij, 1915).

Biology. A specimen was observed at day time in a bathroom. The other one was seen in a human house on the shore of Lake Maninjau, near a clutch of 7 eggs glued on a wall in a dark and wet room.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Gekkonidae

Genus

Gekko