A New Luperosaurus ( Squamata : Gekkonidae ) from the Sierra Madre of Luzon Island , Philippines

  title={A New Luperosaurus ( Squamata : Gekkonidae ) from the Sierra Madre of Luzon Island , Philippines},
  author={Rafe M Brown and Arvin C. Diesmos},
– We describe a new species of Luperosaurus from the Sierra Madre Mountain Range of northern Luzon Island, Philippines. Luperosaurus kubli, new species, is distinguished from all Philippine Luperosaurus by the combination of its large body size (105.4 mm for the holotype), reduced interdigital webbing, cutaneous expansions on limbs limited to only the posterior margins, and by the complete absence of ornate dorsal body tubercles and enlarged scales on the lateral edges of the tail. Because the… CONTINUE READING


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