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Aristelliger reyesi DIAZ & HEDGES, 2009

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesReyes’ Caribbean Gecko 
SynonymAristelliger reyesi DIAZ & HEDGES 2009 
DistributionCuba (Matanzas Province, Península de Hicacos)

Type locality: along the trail Los Musulmanes (23°11'37''N, 81°09'26''W), Reserva Ecológica Varahicacos, sea level (elevation 0 m), Península de Hicacos, Matanzas Province.  
TypesHolotype: MNHNCu 4665, an adult male collected by Luis M. Díaz, Ernesto Reyes, and Ariatna Linares, on 5 June 2007. 
EtymologyNamed after Ernesto Reyes, who provided the first evidence of its existence. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • DÍAZ, LUIS M. & S. BLAIR HEDGES 2009. First record of the genus Aristelliger (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in Cuba, with the description of a new species. Zootaxa 2028: 31-40 - get paper here
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - get paper here
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