Gonatodes infernalis RIVAS & SCHARGEL, 2008
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Gonatodes infernalis?
|Higher Taxa||Sphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Gonatodes infernalis RIVAS & SCHARGEL 2008|
Type locality: Sector El Infierno, on road Puerto Ayacucho-Gavilán, approximately 100 m elevation. Estado Amazonas, Venezuela. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: MHNLS 18440 (field number CJF4703), an adult female, collected on 15 March 2007 by Gilson Rivas and Tito Barros.|
|Comment||Behavior: mainly diurnal|
|Etymology||The name infernalis is a Latin adjective (masculine & feminine) meaning infernal or hellish. The name was given in reference to sector “El Infierno” (The Hell), the locality where the type series was collected, an area that had been burned recently.|
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