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Coleodactylus brachystoma (AMARAL, 1935)

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesGoias Gecko 
SynonymHomonota brachystoma AMARAL 1935: 254
Sphaerodactylus pfrimeri MIRANDA-RIBEIRO 1937 (fide VANZOLINI 1957)
Coleodactylus brachystoma — WERMUTH 1965: 17
Coleodactylus brachystoma — RÖSLER 2000: 63
Coleodactylus brachystoma — GAMBLE et al. 2011 
DistributionBrazil (Goias, Mato Grosso)

Type locality: Canna Brava, Goyaz, Brazil. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: IB (= IBSP) 631; paratypes: IB 
  • Albuquerque Brandão, R. & Motta, P.C. 2005. Circumstantial evidences for mimicry os scorpions by the neotropical gecko Coleodactylus brachystoma (Squamata, Gekkonidae) in the Cerrados of central Brazil. Phyllomedusa 4 (2): 139-146 - get paper here
  • Amaral, A. do. 1935. Estudos sobre lacertilios Neotropicos. III. Um novo genero e duas novas especies de geckonideos e uma nova raca de amphisbenideo, procedentes do Brasil central. Mem. Inst. Butantan 9: 251-256 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco António de, Daniella Pereira Fagundes de Franca and Tiago de Oliveira Lima. 2011. Geographic Distribution: Coleodactylus brachystoma. Herpetological Review 42 (3): 391 - get paper here
  • Gamble, Tony; Juan D. Daza, Guarino R. Colli, Laurie J. Vitt and Aaron M. Bauer 2011. A new genus of miniaturized and pug-nosed gecko from South America (Sphaerodactylidae: Gekkota). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163 (4): 1244–1266 - get paper here
  • GONÇALVES, UBIRATAN; SELMA TORQUATO, GABRIEL SKUK & GEORGE DE ARAÚJO SENA 2012. A new species of Coleodactylus Parker, 1926 (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil. Zootaxa 3204: 20–30
  • Miranda Ribeiro, A. de. 1937. Sphaerodactylus pfrimeri. O Campo, pp. 46-47. [reprinted 1955. Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 42:76—79.]
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Strussman,C. & de Carvalho,M.A. 1998. New herpetological records for the state of Mato Grosso, western Brazil. Herpetological Review 29 (3): 183-185 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini,P.E. 1957. O genero Coleodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. 13 (1): 1-17
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