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New species of water monitor lizards discovered on the Philippines

17.05.2010

Together with two scientists of the Zoologische Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn, GBC-Member Maren Gaulke has now published the description of two new species and a new subspecies of Philippine water monitor lizards (www.mapress.com/zootaxa).

Press Release idw (Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)

Publication

Koch, A., Gaulke, M. & Böhme W. (2010)
Unravelling the underestimated diversity of Philippine water monitor lizards (Squamata: Varanus salvator complex), with the description of two new species and a new subspecies. Zootaxa 2446: 1-54.

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Dr. Maren Gaulke