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Coleodactylus elizae GONÇALVES, TORQUATO, SKUK & ARAÚJO SENA, 2012

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymColeodactylus elizae GONÇALVES, TORQUATO, SKUK & ARAÚJO SENA 2012 
DistributionNE Brazil (Alagoas)

Type locality: Serra da Saudinha, Municipality of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil. 09°23’36.6”S, 35°43’30.6”W.  
TypesHolotype: MUFAL 3253, adult male; collected by Ubiratan Gonçalves on December 12, 2005.
Paratypes. MUFAL 3252 and MUFAL 3755, adult females; same data as the holotype 
EtymologyThe species is named after Eliza Maria Xavier Freire, a researcher who has contributed significantly to the knowledge of the herpetofauna of northeastern Brazil. 
  • CORREIA, LARISSA LIMA; TONY GAMBLE, MELISSA FONTES LANDELL, TAMÍ MOTT 2016. Indels ascertain the phylogenetic position of Coleodactylus elizae Gonçalves, Torquato, Skuk & Sena, 2012 (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae). Zootaxa 4084 (1):
  • 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
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