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








Genus
Uroplatus

Madagascar Leaf-tailed Geckos, Flat-tailed Geckos

Blattschwanzgeckos, Plattschwanzgeckos

Madagascar-bladhalegekkoer

1805 Uroplatus Dumeril (type species: Stellio fimbriatus Daudin [=Schneider 1797])
1825 Uroplates Gray [substitute name for Uroplatus Dumeril 1805]
1830 Rhacoessa Wagler (type species: Stellio fimbriatus Schneider 1797; syn. Kluge 1991)
1843 Lonchurus Fitzinger (type species: Ptyodactylus lineatus Dumeril & Bibron 1836; syn. Kluge 1991)
Contents: 19 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).

Uroplatus alluaudi

Northern Madagascar Leaf-tailed Gecko

Nordmadagassischer Plattschwanzgecko

Nordmadagassisk Bladhalegekko

1894 Uroplatus alluaudi Mocquard

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus ebenaui

Nosy Be Leaf-tailed Gecko

Nosy-Be-Plattschwanzgecko

Nosy Be-bladhalegekko

1878 Uroplatus ebenaui Boettger
1883 Uroplates boettgeri Fischer (Bauer & Russell 1989)
1913 Uroplatus schneideri Lamberton (Bauer & Russell 1989)

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Uroplatus fetsy

Ankarana Leaf-tailed Gecko

Ankarana-Plattschwanzgecko

Ankarana-bladhalegekko

2019 Uroplatus fetsy Ratsoavina, Scherz, Tolley, Raselimanana, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.





Uroplatus fiera

Fierenana Leaf-tailed Gecko

Fierenana-Plattschwanzgecko

Fierenana-bladhalegekko

2015 Uroplatus fiera Ratsoavina, Ranjanaharisoa, Glaw, Raselimanana, Miralles & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus fimbriatus

Common Madagascar Leaf-tailed Gecko

Gewöhnlicher Madagassischer Plattschwanzgecko

Almindelig Madagassisk Bladhalegekko

1797 Stellio fimbriatus Schneider
Lacerta fimbriata Donndorff 1798
Gecko fimbriatus Latreille 1802
Uroplatus fimbriatus Duméril 1806
Rhacoessa fimbriatus Wagler 1830
Ptyodactylus fimbriatus Duméril & Bibron 1836
1833 Rhacoessa hypoxantha Wagler (Bauer & Russell 1989)
1903 Uroplatus fimbriatus lichenius Rothschild (Bauer & Russell 1989)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus finaritra

Marojejy Leaf-tailed Gecko

Marojejy-Plattschwanzgecko

Marojejy-bladhalegekko

2019 Uroplatus finaritra Ratsoavina, Raselimanana, Scherz, Rakotoarison, Razafindraibe, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.





Uroplatus finiavana

Mount Ambre Leaf-tailed Gecko

Ambre-Plattschwanzgecko

Ambre-bladhalegekko

2011 Uroplatus finiavana Ratsoavina, Louis, Crottini, Randrianiaina, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus fotsivava

Analabe Leaf-tailed Gecko

Analabe-Plattschwanzgecko

Analabe-bladhalegekko

2017 Uroplatus fotsivava Ratsoavina, Gehring, Scherz, Vieites, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus giganteus

Giant Leaf-tailed Gecko

Riesen-Plattschwanzgecko

Kæmpe-bladhalegekko

2006 Uroplatus giganteus Glaw, Kosuch, Henkel, Sound & Böhme

Remarks: Validity as a separate species confirmed by Gehring, Siarabi, Scherz, Ratsoavina, Rakotoarison, Glaw & Vences (2018).
Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus guentheri

Western Madagascar Leaf-tailed Gecko

Westmadagassischer Plattschwanzgecko

Vestmadagassisk Bladhalegekko

1908 Uroplatus güntheri Mocquard

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus henkeli

Loucoubé Leaf-tailed Gecko

Loucoubé-Plattschwanzgecko

Loucoubé-bladhalegekko

1990 Uroplatus henkeli Böhme & Ibisch

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Uroplatus kelirambo

Tsaratanana Leaf-tailed Gecko

Tsaratanana-Plattschwanzgecko

Tsaratanana-bladhalegekko

2017 Uroplatus kelirambo Ratsoavina, Gehring, Scherz, Vieites, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus lineatus

Lined Leaf-tailed Gecko

Gestreifter Plattschwanzgecko

Stribet Bladhalegekko

1836 Ptyodactylus lineatus Dumeril & Bibron
Oiacurus lineatus Fitzinger 1843
Uroplates lineatus Gray 1845
Lonchurus lineatus Fitzinger 1867

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus malahelo

Malahelo Forest Leaf-tailed Gecko

Malahelo-Plattschwanzgecko

Malahelo-bladhalegekko

1994 Uroplatus malahelo Nussbaum & Raxworthy

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus malama

Smooth Leaf-tailed Gecko

Seiden-Plattschwanzgecko

Silke-bladhalegekko

1995 Uroplatus malama Nussbaum & Raxworthy

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus phantasticus

Andasibe Leaf-tailed Gecko

Andasibe-Plattschwanzgecko

Andasibe-bladhalegekko

1888 Uroplates phantasticus Boulenger 1888

Remarks: Regarded as a synonym of ebenaui by Bauer & Russell (1989), but revalidated by Böhme & Henkel (1995). Also Glaw & Vences (1992) regarded phantasticus as a valid species.
Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus pietschmanni

Toamasina Leaf-tailed Gecko

Toamasina-Plattschwanzgecko

Toamasina-bladhalegekko

2004 Uroplatus pietschmanni Böhle & Schönecker

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus sameiti

Southeastern Lowland Leaf-tailed Gecko

Tiefland-Plattschwanzgecko

Lavlands-bladhalegekko

1990 Uroplatus sikorae sameiti Böhme & Ibisch
Uroplatus sameiti Raxworthy, Pearson, Simkus, Reddy, Deo, Nussbaum & Ingram 2008

Distribution: Madagascar.


Uroplatus sikorae

Southern Madagascar Leaf-tailed Gecko

Flechten-Plattschwanzgecko

Sydmadagassisk Bladhalegekko

1913 Uroplates sikorae Boettger
Uroplatus fimbriatus sikorae Mertens 1933

Remarks: Previously included sameiti. Formerly regarded as a synonym of fimbriatus (e.g., Angel 1929, 1942). Revalidated as a separate species by Bauer & Russell (1989).
Distribution: Madagascar.