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Hemidactylus newtoni FERREIRA, 1897

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNewton's Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus newtoni FERREIRA 1897
Hemidactylus newtoni — LOVERIDGE 1947: 193
Hemidactylus newtoni — WERMUTH 1965: 81
Hemidactylus newtoni — KLUGE 1993
Hemidactylus newtoni — RÖSLER 2000: 87
Hemidactylus newtoni — RÖSLER 2015 
DistributionAnnobon Island

Type locality: Anno Bom Island.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: NMW (= NHMW) 17800; MBL, lost in fire 1978 
Diagnosis 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Ferreira, J. Bethencourt 1897. Sobre um "Hemidactylus" novo da ilha de Anno Boni. Jornal de Sciencias Mathematicas, Physicas e Naturaes, Lisboa, 4:249—251 - get paper here
  • Jesus, José; Antonio Brehm and D. James Harris 2005. Phylogenetic relationships of Hemidactylus geckos from the Gulf of Guinea islands: patterns of natural colonizations and anthropogenic introductions estimated from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34 (3): 480-485 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
 
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