Ptychozoon lionotum

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Ptychozoon lionotum
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gekkonidae
Genus: Ptychozoon
Species: P. lionotum
Binomial name
Ptychozoon lionotum
(Annandale, 1905)
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Ptychozoon lionotum (smooth-backed gliding gecko or Burmese flying gecko) is a species of gecko found in Southeast Asia.


It is found in southern Myanmar, Thailand (Ramri, Phang Nga Province, Bangnon, Ranong Province), Pegu, Western Malaysia, Johor: Pulau Sibu; India. The type locality is from Pegu, Myanmar.


  • Annandale, N. 1905 Additions to the Collection of Oriental Snakes in the Indian Museum, Part 3. J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Calcutta, new Ser., 1 (8): 208-214.
  • Annandale, N. 1905 Notes on some Oriental geckos in the Indian Museum, Calcutta, with descriptions of new tons. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 15:26-32
  • Brown, Rafe M., John W. Ferner and Arvin C. Diesmos. 1997 Definition of the Philippine Parachute Gecko, Ptychozoon intermedium Taylor 1915 (Reptilia: Squamata: gekkonidae): Redescription, designation of a neotype, and comparisons with related species. Herpetologica 53 (3):357-373.
  • Pawar, Samraat S. and Sayantan Biswas 2001 First record of the smooth-backed parachute gecko Ptychozoon lionotum Annandale 1905 from the Indian Mainland. Asiatic Herpetological Research. 9: 101-106

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