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Aristelliger georgeensis (BOCOURT, 1873)

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSaint George Island Gecko 
SynonymIdiodactylus georgeensis BOCOURT 1873:41
Aristelliger irregularis COPE 1885: 387
Aristelliger georgeensis - SCHMIDT 1941
Idiodactylus georgiensis — GUIBÉ 1954: 17
Aristelliger georgeensis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 361
Aristelliger georgeensis — LINER 1994
Aristelliger georgeensis — RÖSLER 1995: 97
Aristelliger georgeensis — KÖHLER 2000: 45
Aristelliger georgeensis — MCNISH 2011 
DistributionHonduras, Mexico (Quintana Roo, Cozumel), Belize,
St. George Island, Colombia (Isla de Providencia, Sta. Catalina, Crab Cay, San Andres), Swan Islands

Type locality: St. George Island near Belize. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: MNHN 2442 
CommentRÖSLER 2000 gives DUMÉRIL & BOCOURT (1870) as authors.

Synonymy: Guibé synonymized this species with A. praesignis. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality, Saint George Island. 
References
  • Bauer, A. M. and A. P Russell. 1993. Aristelliger georgeensis. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (568) - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M. and A.P. Russell 1993. Aristelliger. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (565): 1-4 - get paper here
  • Bocourt, M. E. 1873. In: A. Duméril, M. F. Bocourt, and F. Mocquard, (1870-1909), Etudes sur les reptiles, p. i-xiv; In Recherches Zoologiques pour servir a l'Histoire de Ia Faune de l'Amérique Centrale et du Mexique. Mission Scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Ce Imprimerie Impériale, Paris, Livr. 2-15, pp. 33-860. - get paper here
  • Charruau, Pierre; Aníbal H. Díaz de la Vega Pérez, and Fausto R. Méndez de la Cruz 2015. Reptiles of Banco Chinchorro: Updated List, Life History Data, and Conservation [Quintana Roo, Mexico] Southwestern Naturalist 60(4):299-312 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1885. A contribution to the herpetology of Mexico. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 22: 379-404 - get paper here
  • Duellman,W.E. 1965. Amphibians and reptiles from the Yucatán Peninsula, México. Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. 15: 577-614. - get paper here
  • González-Sánchez, V. H., J. D. Johnson, E. García-Padilla, V. Mata-Silva, D. L. DeSantis and L. D. Wilson. 2017. The Herpetofauna of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4(2): 264–380 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Lee, J. C. 2000. A field guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Maya world. Cornell University Press, Ithaca,
  • Lee, J.C. 1996. The amphibians and reptiles of the Yucatán Peninsula. Comstock, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 500 pp.
  • Maslin, T. Paul 1963. Notes on a collection of herpetozoa from the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. University of Colorado Studies, Series in Bioogy (9): 1-20
  • McCranie, James R. 2015. A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with additions, comments on taxonomy, some recent taxonomic decisions, and areas of further studies needed. Zootaxa 3931 (3): 352–386 - get paper here
  • McNish, T. 2011. La fauna del archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina, Colombia, Sudamérica. Colomba Andina de Impresos, ISBN 978-958-99518-1-1
  • Peters, James A. 1953. Snakes and lizards from Quintana Roo, México. Lloddia 16 (3): 227-232
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1941. The amphibians and reptiles of British Honduras. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Zool. Ser. 22 (8): 475-510. - get paper here
  • Schmidt, Walter 1993. Notes on Aristelliger georgeensis. Dactylus 1 (4): 5-7
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Solís, J. M., L. D. Wilson, and J. H. Townsend. 2014. An updated list of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with comments on their nomenclature. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1: 123–144 - get paper here
  • Tamsitt, J.R. & Valdivieso, D. 1963. The herpetofauna of the Caribbean islands San Andrés and Providencia. Revista de Biologia Tropical 11: 131-139 - get paper here
  • Valdivieso, D. & J.R. Tamsitt 1963. A Check List and Key to the Amphibian and Reptiles of Providencia and San Andres. Carib. J. Sci. 3 (2/3): 77-79
  • White, B.A., Gray, L.N., Pavón-Vázquez, C.J., Garcia-Vázquez, U.O. & Harrison, A.S. 2017. Aristelliger georgeensis (Saint George Island Gecko) Diet. Herpetological Review 48 (3): 637.
 
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