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Lepidodactylus  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174062

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Scaly-toed Geckos [English]
    Indo-Pacific Geckos [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyGekkonidae  – Geckos  
                                  GenusLepidodactylus Fitzinger, 1843 – Scaly-toed Geckos, Indo-Pacific Geckos  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus aureolineatus Taylor, 1915  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus balioburius Ota and Crombie, 1989  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus browni Pernetta and Black, 1983  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus buleli Ineich, 2008  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus christiani Taylor, 1917  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus euaensis Gibbons and W. Brown, 1988  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus flaviocularis W. Brown, McCoy and Rodda, 1992  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus gardineri Boulenger, 1897  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus guppyi Boulenger, 1884  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus herrei Taylor, 1923  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus intermedius Darevsky, 1964  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus listeri (Boulenger, 1889)  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus lombocensis Mertens, 1929  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus lugubris (Duméril and Bibron, 1836) – Mourning Gecko 
                                     Species Lepidodactylus magnus W. Brown and Parker, 1977  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus manni Schmidt, 1923  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus moestus (W. Peters, 1867) – Micronesian Scaly-toed Gecko 
                                     Species Lepidodactylus mutahi W. Brown and Parker, 1977  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus novaeguineae W. Brown and Parker, 1977  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus oligoporus Buden, 2007  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus oortii (Kopstein, 1926)  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus orientalis W. Brown and Parker, 1977  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus paurolepis Ota, Fisher, Ineich and Case, 1995 – Rock Islands Scaly-toed Gecko, Palau Scaly-toed Gecko 
                                     Species Lepidodactylus planicaudus Stejneger, 1905  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus pulcher Boulenger, 1885  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus pumilus (Boulenger, 1885)  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus ranauensis Ota and Hikida, 1988  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus shebae (Brown and Tanner, 1949)  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus tepukapili Zug, Watling, Alefaio, Alefaio and Ludescher, 2003  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus vanuatuensis Ota, Fisher, Ineich, Case, Radtkey and Zug, 1998  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus woodfordi Boulenger, 1887  
                                     Species Lepidodactylus yami Ota, 1987  

  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Lepidodactylus    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Lepidodactylus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lepidodactylus   
  Source: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians ..., ed. 6.1, website (version 6.1)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Boundy, J., F. Burbrink, J. Campbell, B. Crother, K. de Quiroz, D. Frost, R. Highton, J. Iverson, F. Kraus, R. McDiarmid, J. Mendelson III, P. Meylen, R. Pyron, T. Reeder, M. Seidel, S. Tilley and D. Wake (Crother, B., ed.). Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. Edition 6.1, Last updated: 24 May 2011. Available at   
  Reference for: Lepidodactylus, Indo-Pacific Geckos [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Lepidodactylus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Lepidodactylus   

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