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Gonatodes ocellatus (GRAY, 1831)

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesEyespot Clawed Gecko, Eyespot Gecko 
SynonymCyrtodactylus ocellatus GRAY 1831: 51
Gonatodes ocellatus — BOULENGER 1885: 60
Gonatodes ocellatus — RÖSLER 2000: 84
Gonatodes ocellatus — BAUER 2013 (plates) 
DistributionTobago

Type locality: none given by GRAY (but state as Tobago by BOULENGER 1885)  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.9.7.16 (and possibly additional specimens). 
Diagnosis 
CommentDoes not occur on Trinidad or Venezuela according to JC Murphy (pers. comm.).

Behavior: mainly diurnal 
Etymology 
References
  • Auguste, Renoir J. 2019. Herpetofaunal checklist for six pilot protected areas in Trinidad and Tobago Herpetology Notes 12: 577-585 - get paper here
  • Barts, M. & Hulbert, F. 2004. Die Geckos der Welt. Draco 5 (18): 4-17 - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M. 2013. Geckos - The Animal Answer Guide. Johns Hopkins University Press, 159 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Gray, J. E. 1831. A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. In: Griffith, E & E. Pidgeon: The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron Cuvier with additional descriptions of all the species hither named, and of many before noticed [V Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London: 481 + 110 pp. [1830]
  • Hanig, S. 2009. Haltung und Nachzucht von Gonatodes ocellatus. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (78): 31-33 - get paper here
  • Hedges SB, Powell R, Henderson RW, Hanson S, and Murphy JC 2019. Definition of the Caribbean Islands biogeographic region, with checklist and recommendations for standardized common names of amphibians and reptiles Caribbean Herpetology 67: 1–53
  • Hluschi, D. 2009. Gonatodes - die unbekannten Juwelen der Neotropis. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (78): 16-23 - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1972. Herpetofauna tobagana. Stuttgarter Beitr. zur Naturkunde nr. 252 22 pp. - 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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