n African Journal of Herpetology - New species of (Squamata : Gekkonidae) from Cameroon : original article

Volume 55, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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A new large (100 mm SVL) species of forest-dwelling gecko of the genus is described from the Furu-Awa area in the Northwest Province of Cameroon. The species is distinguished from other equatorial West African members of the genus by its large size, 18-20 rows of small dorsal tubercles, 45 precloacal-femoral pores in males, transversely enlarged median subcaudal plates, reduced tail tuberculation and distinctive purplish colour pattern.

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