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Gonatodes falconensis SHREVE, 1947

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesEstadoFalcon Geeko 
SynonymGonatodes falconensis SHREVE 1947
Gonatodes caudiscutatus falconensis — WERMUTH 1965: 44
Gonatodes falconensis — RÖSLER 2000: 84 
DistributionVenezuela (Falcon)

Type locality: Falcón State (Pauji, Acosta District), Venezuela. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MCZ R-48878 
CommentBehavior: mainly diurnal 
  • Mijares-Urrutia A. Arends R.A. 1995. Contribution to the knowledge of Gonatodes falconensis Shreve, 1947 (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from northeastern Venezuela [in Spanish]. Amphibia-Reptilia 16 (2): 203-210. - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
  • Rivero-Blanco, C. 1968. Un género y dos especies de Tuqueques (Sauria: Sphaerodactylinae) citados por primera vez para Venezuela, con notas sobre la distribución de otras especies poco conocidas. Mem. Soc. Cien. Nat. LaSalle (Caracas) 27 [1967]: 103-119.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Shreve,B. 1949. On Venezuelan reptiles and amphibians collected by Dr. H.G. Kugler. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 99 [1947]: 519-537 - get paper here
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