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Aristelliger georgeensis (BOCOURT, 1873)

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSaint George Island Croaking Gecko, Saint 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.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: MNHN-RA 2442 and MNHN-RA 2442A-C
Holotype: USNM 13903 [Aristelliger irregularis] 
Diagnosis 
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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Hedges SB, Powell R, Henderson RW, Hanson S, and Murphy JC 2019. Definition of the Caribbean Islands biogeographic region, with checklist and recommendations for standardized common names of amphibians and reptiles Caribbean Herpetology 67: 1–53
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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  • 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.
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