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Brief Summary

    Philippine slender gecko: Brief Summary
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    The Philippine slender gecko (Hemiphyllodactylus insularis) is a species of gecko. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Comprehensive Description

Distribution

    Distribution
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    This species is currently recognized to be a Philippine endemic species, although widely distributed in the Philippines. Specimens of h. insularis have been confirmed from the islands of Palawan, Mindoro, Semirara, Tablas, Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Mindanao, and Basilan (refer to geographic occurrence map [Figure 22] of Zug, 2010).

    Faunal Affinity
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    Palawan, Mindoro, Visayan (Central), and Mindanao Pleistocene Aggregate Island Complexes (PAIC; Brown and Diesmos, 2002). The species is also recognized to occur in the Romblon Island Group.

    Type Locality
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    "Sumagui, Mindoro" in the Philippines; type stored in Carnegie Museum; CM 2052

    Distribution
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    Continent: Oceania Asia North-America Indian-Ocean
    Distribution: Philippines (Mindoro to Mindanao, westward on both the Palawan and Sulu Archipelago arcs)
    Type locality: œSumagui, Mindoro (Philippines)

Size

    Size
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    29.6-37.3 mm SVL (males); 28.8-34.4 mm SVL (females) (Zug, 2010)