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Latest update: May 26th, 2024.


Taxonomy of the family Gekkonidae
Bibliography of the genus Luperosaurus
Biodiversity of the family Gekkonidae








Genus
Luperosaurus

Flap-legged Geckos, Camouflage Geckos, (Fringed Geckos)

Laschengeckos

Lappegekkoer

1845 Luperosaurus Gray (type species: Luperosaurus cumingii Gray 1845)
Contents: 9 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included Gekko brooksii, G. browni, G. gulat, and G. iskandari. Luperosaurus amissus Taylor 1962 is now regarded as a synonym of Gekko hokouensis. Alcala's (1986) and Brown & Alcala's (1978) inclusion of Polillo (Philippines) as possible part of the distribution of macgregori refer to two hatchlings of uncertain taxonomic status (Brown, Supriatna & Ota 2000).
Distribution: West Malaysia, Malay Archipelago.
Reported from: Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatra), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak), Philippines (Babuyan Islands [Babuyan Claro, Barit, Calayan, Camiguin Norte], Batan Islands [Batan], Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Palawan, Panay, Polillo, Sulu Islands [Jolo]).

Luperosaurus angliit

Aurora Flap-legged Gecko

Aurora-Laschengecko

Aurora-lappegekko

2011 Luperosaurus angliit Brown, Diesmos & Oliveiros

Distribution: Philippines (Luzon).


Luperosaurus corfieldi

Panay Flap-legged Gecko

Panay-Laschengecko

Panay-lappegekko

2007 Luperosaurus corfieldi Gaulke, Roesler & Brown

Distribution: Philippines (Mindoro, Negros, Panay).


Luperosaurus cumingii

Southern Luzon Flap-legged Gecko, (Cuming's Flap-legged Gecko)

Südlicher Luzon-Laschengecko

Sydlig Luzon-lappegekko

1845 Luperosaurus cumingii Gray

Remarks: Now restricted to Luzon, as the taxonomic status of the Luperosaurus population in Polillo (e.g., Brown & Alcala 1978; Alcala 1986; Gaulke, Rösler & Brown 2007) needs clarification, and is herein unassigned at species level, pending further studies. Records from Negros and Panay refer to corfieldi (Oliveiros, Ota, Crombie & Brown 2011).
Distribution: Philippines (Luzon).


Luperosaurus joloensis

Jolo Flap-legged Gecko

Jolo-Laschengecko

Jolo-lappegekko

1918 Luperosaurus joloensis Taylor

Distribution: Philippines (Mindanao, Sulu Islands, Jolo).


Luperosaurus kubli

Mount Lataan Flap-legged Gecko

Lataan-Laschengecko

Lataan-lappegekko

2007 Luperosaurus kubli Brown, Diesmos & Duya

Distribution: Philippines (Luzon).


Luperosaurus macgregori

Babuyan Flap-legged Gecko, (McGregor's Flap-legged Gecko)

Babuyan-Laschengecko

Babuyan-lappegekko

1907 Luperosaurus macgregori Stejneger

Remarks: Alcala's (1986) and Brown & Alcala's (1978) inclusion of Polillo (Philippines) as possible part of the distribution of macgregori refer to two hatchlings of uncertain taxonomic status (Brown, Supriatna & Ota 2000).
Distribution: Philippines (Babuyan Islands [Babuyan Claro, Barit, Calayan], Batan Islands [Batan]).


Luperosaurus palawanensis

Palawan Flap-legged Gecko

Palawan-Laschengecko

Palawan-lappegekko

1978 Luperosaurus palawanensis Brown & Alcala

Distribution: Philippines (Palawan).


Luperosaurus sorok

Sabah Flap-legged Gecko, Crocker Range Camouflage Gecko

Sabah-Laschengecko

Sabah-lappegekko

2008 Luperosaurus sorok Das, Lakim & Kandaung

Distribution: Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak).


Luperosaurus yasumai

Kalimantan Flap-legged Gecko, (Yasuma's Camouflage Gecko)

Kalimantan-Laschengecko

Kalimantan-lappegekko

1996 Luperosaurus yasumai Ota, Sengoku & Hikida

Distribution: Indonesia (Kalimantan).