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Gonatodes vittatus (LICHTENSTEIN, 1856)

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesWiegmann's Striped Gecko 
SynonymGymnodactylus vittatus LICHTENSTEIN 1856: 6
Gonatodes gillii COPE 1864: 102
Gonatodes vittatus — BOULENGER 1885: 60
Gonatodes vittatus — WERMUTH 1965: 45
Gonatodes vittatus — RÖSLER 1995: 167
Gonatodes vittatus — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Gonatodes vittatus — RIVAS et al. 2012 
DistributionVenezuela (Los Roques Islands, Cojedes), Colombia, Guyana, Trinidad, Tobago, Aruba, Curacao, Margarita, Coche, Cubagoa, Los Frailes, Los Testigos, La Tortuga Island

Type locality: La Guayra, Puerto Cabello and Caracas, North coast of Venezuela. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: ZMB 429A 
CommentKaryotype: Chromosomal variability may indicate cryptic species (McBee et al. 1987).

Behavior: mainly diurnal

Synonymy: The holotype of G. vittatus roquensis (MHNLS 1031) is an adult specimen of G. antillensis (MHNLS 1031, erroneously cited as MNHLS 10800). The remaining series of paratypes deposited in MHNLS (1032–1043) and MBUCV (MBUCV 1906–1909) are G. aff. vittatus (RIVAS et al. 2012). 
References
  • Barrio-Amorós, C.L. 2010. GONATODES - Los Geckos diurnos de Venezuela. RioVerde 2010; 43-50
  • BARRIO-AMORÓS, CESAR L. & JUAN C. ORTÍZ 2016. Venezuelan geckos (Gekkonidae, Phyllodactylidae, Sphaerodactylidae) in the collection of the Universidad de Concepción in Chile, with description of the type series of Gonatodes ligiae and Gonatodes petersi (Sphaerodactylidae). Zootaxa 4136 (3): 537–552
  • Bauer,A.M. & Günther,R. 1991. An annotated type catalogue of the geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in the Zoological Museum , Berlin. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 67: 279-310
  • Blanco-Torres, Argelina; Lina Báez S., Edgar Patiño-Flores, Juan M. Renjifo-R. 2013. Herpetofauna from the middle valley of the Ranchería river, La Guajira, Colombia Rev. Biodivers. Neotrop. 3 (2): 113-22
  • Blinn, Elke 1996. Nachzucht von Gonatodes vittatus, dem Streifengecko. Elaphe 4 (2): 14-15
  • Boos, H.E.A. 1984. The terrestrial reptiles of Monos island. Living World - get paper here
  • 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
  • Cole, C.J. & Kok, P.J. 2006. New Species of Gekkonid Lizard (Sphaerodactylinae: Gonatodes) from Guyana, South America. American Museum Novitates (3524): 1-16 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1864. Descriptions of new American Squamata in the Museum of the Smtihsonian Institution. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 15 [1863]: 100-106 - get paper here
  • Gorzula, Stefan & Senaris, J. Celsa 1999. In: Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana. I: a data base. Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No. 8 [1998], 269+ pp.; ISBN 980-6020-48-0
  • Hanig, S. 2009. Haltung und Zucht von Gonatodes vittatus. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (78): 24-27 - get paper here
  • Hluschi, D. 2009. Gonatodes - die unbekannten Juwelen der Neotropis. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (78): 16-23 - get paper here
  • Hummelinck, P. W. 1940. Studies on the fauna of Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire and the Venezuelan Islands: No. 2. A survey of the mammals, lizards and mollusks. ['Gymnophthalmus laevicaudus: 80]. Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 1:59—108
  • Johnson, M.L. 1946. Herpetological Notes from Trinidad. Copeia 1946 (2): 108 - get paper here
  • Lichtenstein, H., and E. von Martens. 1856. Nomenclator reptilium et amphibiorum Musei Zoologici Berolinensis. Namenverzeichniss der in der zoologischen Sammlung der Königlichen Universität zu Berlin aufgestellten Arten von Reptilien und Amphibien nach ihren Ordnungen, Familien und Gattungen. Königliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. - get paper here
  • Lynn, W.G. 1959. Some Reptiles and Amphibians From Trinidad. Herpetologica 15 (3): 113-117 - get paper here
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  • McBee,K.; Bickham,J.W. & Dixon,J.R. 1987. Male heterogamety and chromosomal variation in Caribbean lizards. Journal of Herpetology 21 (1): 68-71 - get paper here
  • Meilink, W., J. Clegg, C. Mayerl, J. S. Pinto, D. Grasso, G. Stegen, M. Segal & P. J. R. Kok 2013. Confirmation of the presence of the sphaerodactylid lizard Gonatodes vittatus in Guyana, and an indication of a reproductively active population in Georgetown. Salamandra 49 (1): 59-62 - get paper here
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  • Quesnel, V.C.; Seifan, T.; Werner, N. & Werner, Y.L. 2002. Field and captivity observations of the lizard Gonatodes vittatus (Gekkonomorpha: Sphaerodactylini) in Trinidad and Tobago J. Trinidad and Tobago Field Nat. Club, 8-18 - get paper here
  • Rivas Fuenmayor, Gilson and Cesar Luis Barrio Amorós 2005. New Amphibian and Reptile records from Cojedes State, Venezuela. Herpetological Review 36 (2):205-209. - 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
  • Röll, B. 2009. Neotropische Taggeckos Gonatodes albogularis, Gonatodes fuscus & Gonatodes vittatus. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp. - get paper here
  • Röll,B. 2000. Gonatodes vittatus (LIECHTENSTEIN). Sauria (Suppl.) 23 (3): 503-506 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Roze, J.A. 1956. La herpetofauna de las Islas Los Roques y La Orchila. In: El Archipeélago de Los Roques y la Orchila. Soc. Cien. nat. La Salle, Caracas: 79-86
  • SCHARGEL, WALTER E.; GILSON A. RIVAS, JUAN E. GARCÍA-PÉREZ, CARLOS RIVERO-BLANCO, PAUL T. CHIPPINDALE, MATTHEW K. FUJITA 2017. A new species of Gonatodes (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the western versant of the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela. Zootaxa 4291 (3): 549–562 - get paper here
 
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