Nomenclatural Notes on the Generic Nomen Luperosaurus Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gekkonidae)

Das, Indraneil (2005) Nomenclatural Notes on the Generic Nomen Luperosaurus Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Herpetological Review, 36 (2). pp. 117-118. ISSN 0018-084X

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Gray (1845) occupied the nomen Lyperosaurus(p. 145, and later, on p. 283, in the index) and subsequently Luperosaurus (p. 163) for a genus of Southeast Asian gekkonid lizards. The root ‘Lyper,’ Greek for ‘difficult’ or ‘vexing,’ is presumably for sharing characters of Amydosaurus Gray, 1845 (synonymous with Lepidodactylus Fitzinger, 1843 and Ptychozoon Kuhl and van Hasselt, 1822). The type species of the genus is Luperosaurus cumingii Gray, 1845, by monotypy.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Luperosaurus Gray, 1845, Nomenclatural Notes, Generic Nomen, Southeast Asian gekkonid lizards, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 07:30
Last Modified: 17 May 2019 07:30

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