Gehyra butleri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae

Scientific Name: Gehyra butleri Boulenger, 1900
Common Name(s):
English Butler's Dtella, Butler's Four-clawed Gecko
Peropus butleri (Boulenger, 1900)
Taxonomic Notes: This taxon is probably a synonym of Gehyra mutilata (Wiegmann, 1834) (L. Grismer pers. comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-06-30
Assessor(s): Grismer, L.L. & Ineich, I.
Reviewer(s): Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)
Contributor(s): De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.
Gehyra butleri has been assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of population data and uncertainty about any threats to the species. Further research is needed on this species before a more accurate assessment on its conservation status can be carried out.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from Kuala Lumpur and Cameron Highlands in Pahang state, Malaysia. The original listing of Selangor by Boulenger is incorrect and the collection refers to Kuala Lumpur (L. Grismer pers. comm).
Countries occurrence:
Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia)
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Population [top]

Population:This species is very hard to find and is only reported from a few collections (L. Grismer pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The habitat preferences for this species are not known, but it is likely to inhabit moist forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is unknown whether this species is being impacted upon by any major threat processes, but habitat degradation is a possibility.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. Further research into its ecology, population size, habitat status, and threats is required.

Citation: Grismer, L.L. & Ineich, I. 2010. Gehyra butleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T178312A7520376. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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