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Gonatodes nascimentoi STURARO & AVILA-PIRES, 2011

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymGonatodes nascimentoi STURARO & AVILA_PIRES 2011 
DistributionBrazil (Pará, Amapá)

Type locality: Fazenda Caracol, right margin of Rio Xingu, Município Anapu, Pará, Brazil (3°27’30”S and 51°40’33”W)  
TypesHolotype: MPEG 25596 (field number BML 446), an adult male, collected in pitfall trap inside primary forest, by A. A. Lima, M. J. Sturaro and R. A. T. Rocha, 12 January 2008. 
CommentBehavior: diurnal 
EtymologyThe species is named after Francisco Paiva do Nascimento, who worked for many years in Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi and contributed to our knowledge of Amazonian reptiles, most of all about the snakes from eastern Amazonia. 
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. 2015. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. II. Gekkonidae, Phyllodactylidae, Sphaerodactylidae. Zootaxa 3981 (1): 001–055
  • STURARO, MARCELO JOSÉ & TERESA C.S. AVILA-PIRES 2011. Taxonomic revision of the geckos of the Gonatodes concinnatus complex (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae), with description of two new species. Zootaxa 2869: 1–36 - get paper here
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