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Garthia penai (DONOSO-BARROS, 1966)

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Coquimbo Marked Gecko 
SynonymHomonota gaudichaudii penai DONOSO-BARROS & VANZOLINI 1965 (n. nud.)
Garthia peñai DONOSO-BARROS 1966: 125
Garthia penai — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 124
Homonota penai — KLUGE 1993
Garthia penai — ABDALA & MORO 1996: 61
Garthia penai — ABDALA 1998
Garthia penai — RÖSLER 2000: 79
Garthia penai — MORANDO et al. 2014 
DistributionChile (Coquimbo)

Type locality: Los Molles, Combabarlá, Prov. de Coquimbo, Chile, elevation 1500 m.  
TypesHolotype: MNHNC 757 (fide De Lisle et al. 2013); also given as IZUA although not given in original description (IZUA = Inst. Zool. Univ. Chile) 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Luis E. Pena (d. 1995), an entomologist and a lepidopterist who collected zoological specimens (1950s-1960s) in Chile for the American Museum of Natural History. 
  • Abdala,V. 1998. Análisis cladistico de las especies del género Homonota (Gekkonidae). Revista Española de Herpetologia 12: 55-62 - get paper here
  • Abdala,V. & Moro, S. 1996. Cranial musculature of South American Gekkonidae. Journal of Morphology 229: 59-70 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1965. El genero Garthia DONOSO-BARROS & VANZOLINI y los geckos gimnodactilidos afines. Noticiario Mensual del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago (Chile) 103: 5-8
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1966. Reptiles de Chile. Santiago: Univ. Chile, 458 + cxlvi pp.
  • Morando, Mariana; Cintia D. Medina, Luciano J. Avila, Cristian H. F. Perez, Amy Buxton and Jack W. Sites Jr. 2014. Molecular phylogeny of the New World gecko genus Homonota (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae). Zoologica Scripta DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12052 - get paper here
  • Reyes-Olivares, C. and Labra, A. 2017. Emission of sounds by native lizards of Chile: the state of the art. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología. 4: 1-9 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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