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Gonatodes tapajonicus RODRIGUES, 1980

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesPara Gecko 
SynonymGonatodes tapajonicus RODRIGUES 1980
Gonatodes tapajonicus — RÖSLER 2000: 84
Gonatodes tapajonicus — STURARO & AVILA-PIRES 2011 
DistributionBrazil (Para)

Type locality: Brasil, Para, Cachoeira do Limao, Rio Tapajós (04°41’S, 56°21’W).  
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 53676 
CommentBehavior: mainly diurnal 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Avila-Pires,T.C.S. 1995. Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoologische Verhandelingen 299: 1-706 - get paper here
  • Gamble, Tony; Andrew M. Simons, Guarino R. Colli and Laurie J. Vitt 2008. Tertiary climate change and the diversification of the Amazonian gecko genus Gonatodes (Sphaerodactylidae, Squamata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46 (1): 269-277 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Rodrigues M T 1980. Descricao de uma nova especie de Gonatodes da Amazonia (Sauria, Gekkonidae). PAPEIS AVULSOS DE ZOOLOGIA (SAO PAULO) 33(21) 1980: 309-314
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • 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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