Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Gobekko cretacicus gen. et sp. n., a new gekkonid lizard from the Cretaceous of the Gobi Desert

Magdalena Borsuk-Białynicka

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 35 (1-2), 1990: 67-76

Gobekko cretacicus gen. et sp. n., a new representative of the family Gekkonidae sensu Kluge (1987), has been described from the ?upper Santonian and/or ?lower Campanian Djadochta Formation of the Gobi Desert. The presence of this family in the Cretaceous of Central Asia, suggested by earlier finding of fragmentary remains of Hoburogekko suchanovi Alifanov 1989 in the Aptian-Albian of the Gobi Desert, is thus confirmed.

Key words: Reptilia, Sauria, Gekkota, Cretaceous, Mongolia.

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