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Phelsuma madagascariensis  (Gray, 1831)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 819063

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Phelsuma madagascarensis (Gray, 1831)
 
  Common Name(s): Madagascar Giant Day Gecko [English]
 
    Madagascar Day Gecko [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderGekkota   
                               FamilyGekkonidae  – Geckos  
                                  GenusPhelsuma Gray, 1825 – Day Geckos  
                                     SpeciesPhelsuma madagascariensis (Gray, 1831) – Madagascar Giant Day Gecko, Madagascar Day Gecko  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Phelsuma madagascariensis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES species, CD-ROM (version 2008)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2008. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-029-3. Available online at http://www.unep-wcmc.org/species/sca/cd_checklist-info/ or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Phelsuma madagascariensis   
       
  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 http://www.ssarherps.org/pages/comm_names/Index.php   
  Reference for: Phelsuma madagascariensis, Madagascar Day Gecko [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Griffith, Edward  
  Publication Date: 1831   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Class Reptilia Arranged by the Baron Cuvier, with Specific Descriptions   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with its Organization, vol. 9   
  Page(s): 481   
  Publisher: Whittaker, Treacher, and Co.   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Phelsuma madagascariensis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Krysko, Kenneth L., and Keidra J. Daniels  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Key to the Geckos (Sauria: Gekkonidae) of Florida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Caribbean Journal of Science, vol. 41, no. 1   
  Page(s): 28-36   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0008-6452   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Phelsuma madagascariensis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    North America  
    Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix II listed under Phelsuma, adopted at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (The Hague, 2007)  
 

 

   

 
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