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Coleodactylus natalensis FREIRE, 1999

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Sauria (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNatal Pigmy Gecko 
SynonymColeodactylus natalensis FREIRE 1999
Coleodactylus natalensis — GAMBLE et al. 2011 
DistributionNE Brazil (Rio Grande do Norte) Map legend:
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Types 
CommentOne of the smallest lizards with a total length of up to 35 mm. 
References
  • Freire, E. M. X. 1999. Espécie nova de Coleodactylus PARKER, 1926 das Dunas de Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil, com notas sobre suas relaçoãs dicromatismo sexual no género (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Bol. Mus. Nac. nov. Ser. Rio de Janeiro, 399: 1-14.
  • 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
  • Lima Santos, R. 2004. Life in the leaf litter. The Natal Pigmy Gecko, Coleodactylus natalensis. Reptilia (GB) (37): 52-56 - get paper here
  • Lisboa, Carolina M. C. A. and Eliza M. X. Freire 2012. Population Density, Habitat Selection and Conservation of Coleodactylus natalensis (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in an Urban Fragment of Atlantic Forest in Northeastern Brazil South American Journal of Herpetology 7 (2): 181-190. - get paper here
 
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