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    hey Momokat14, perhaps upload photos so that we...

    hey Momokat14, perhaps upload photos so that we can take a look at them and try to help you sex them? A picture of the underside of the base of the tail would be best, e.g. taken through the glass of...
  2. Great! I was just coming here to share that link!...

    Great! I was just coming here to share that link! Keep an eye out for more articles over the next few days :)
  3. Introducing Uroplatus finaritra, a 'giant' phantasticus

    Published today in Zootaxa: Uroplatus finaritra, the 'giant' phantasticus from Makira, reaching total lengths of 15 cm, with a dark red mouth. This is the latest result of our work on the taxonomy of...
  4. Please see my new post in the UVB data project...

    Please see my new post in the UVB data project thread here.

    Cheers,
    Mark
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    Sticky: Here is a report on what I have found so far from...

    Here is a report on what I have found so far from the last three expeditions with a Solarmeter 6.2 to the rainforests of Madagascar:

    I have tried to make measurements in Montagne d’Ambre this...
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    Hi Thecoldandfuzzies, if you have specific...

    Hi Thecoldandfuzzies, if you have specific questions regarding the ecology and taxonomy of Uroplatus, or indeed any of the scientific research that you don't understand, I am happy to help. Likewise...
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    Be careful with their eggs; apparently they don't...

    Be careful with their eggs; apparently they don't do too great if you try to take them out and incubate them. You may wish to leave them in place to hatch.

    Congrats!
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    Hi, this may be Uroplatus aff. ebenaui Ca1 or...

    Hi,

    this may be Uroplatus aff. ebenaui Ca1 or Ca4 from the north of Madagascar, U. fiera from the east, or U. finiavana from the far north. It is hard to be certain while Ca1 and Ca4 are still...
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    Yes some; More information to come on that soon!...

    Yes some; More information to come on that soon! It's been a hectic time since I've been back, and I've not had a chance to write the UV stuff up yet.
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    A new Geckolepis from northern Madagascar

    Hello everyone,
    some of you might have heard in the news recently that we have described a new species of Geckolepis from northern Madagascar, called Geckolepis megalepis. It was really amazing to...
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    Sticky: Well, I'll keep it brief for now. We found quite...

    Well, I'll keep it brief for now. We found quite a few Uroplatus (14 U. aff. ebenaui sp. Ca1 and three U. sikorae), but all of them, without exception, at night. I took UV measurements in a few of...
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    https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8432/28406484756_d9d...

    https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8432/28406484756_d9d1319d38.jpg
    just another shot of a big fat female U. sp. Ca1.
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    Bealanana-district Uroplatus

    Hello all! I just wanted to share a few shots of the Uroplatus my team and I found in the Bealanana district of northern Madagascar in December 2015/January 2016.

    Uroplatus sikorae...
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    Mouth shots would be a big help. These match very...

    Mouth shots would be a big help. These match very strongly the 'henkeli' form. The size is totally within normal range. How deep do the armpits look? Can you get better shots of the colour around the...
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    My money is also on an injury. It should be fine,...

    My money is also on an injury. It should be fine, but keep an eye on it. If it starts to look weird, it could be cancer—but that's not likely, so don't panic.
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    Sticky: Good news folks! Markus Roesch has sent me his UV...

    Good news folks! Markus Roesch has sent me his UV meter for me to take along on my trip! I'll be able to gather data this year on a few Uroplatus species (and some other geckos). In the future, it...
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    Sticky: Kind of, yeah :) Cheers, Mark

    Kind of, yeah :)

    Cheers,
    Mark
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    Sticky: Time for me to revive this thread after five...

    Time for me to revive this thread after five years of inactivity.

    I am leaving for fieldwork in northern Madagascar on the 8th of December. I would be happy to take a UV meter with me, and gather...
  19. A new species of Uroplatus: U. fiera sp. nov.

    Hello friends!

    Good news: there's a new species of Uroplatus on the block!

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

    Semi-bad/semi-good news:...
  20. To answer several points here: lack of UV can...

    To answer several points here: lack of UV can cause lots and lots of health problems. Too much UV can cause blindness.
    Any store selling exotics (reptiles) should also sell bamboo. I would advise...
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    Don't worry about them tearing their skin on the...

    Don't worry about them tearing their skin on the sharp edges of palms; they won't be a problem. I doubt you would be able to acquire any bamboo that stays short enough to keep long-term in a tank....
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    The Day Geckos of Mayotte

    Hey folks!

    I've spent the last six weeks on Mayotte doing surveys on the reptiles and amphibians of the island (minus one and a half weeks spent in Madagascar). We're producing a brochure to help...
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    I tried to reply but the internet here ate it...

    I tried to reply but the internet here ate it apparently. No sikorae I'm afraid - I only had three nights out whilst in Ranomafana, as we were working hard at the conference, and one of those nights...
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    Phantasticus in Ranomafana

    http://i.imgur.com/lmUdJVp.jpg?1

    I'm in the field right now on the French island of Mayotte, some 300 kilometres off the west coast of Madagascar. I popped over to Madagascar for 12 days to take...
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    Fimbriatus and giganteus are actually still a...

    Fimbriatus and giganteus are actually still a weird complex, and sometimes the eyes are not a good character to go off of. But yes, if the breeder knows what she is, then no worries.
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