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Homonota uruguayensis (VAZ-FERREIRA & SIERRA de SORIANO, 1961)

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Uruguay Marked Gecko
Portuguese: Camarãozinho, Geco-do-Campo, Geco-dos-Campos, Geco-Uruguaio 
SynonymWallsaurus uruguayensis VAZ-FERREIRA & SIERRA de SORIANO 1961
Gymnodactylus uruguayensis — WERMUTH 1965: 68
Homonota uruguayensis — WERMUTH 1965: 202
Homonota uruguayensis — KLUGE 1993
Homonota uruguayensis — RÖSLER 2000: 89
Homonota uruguayensis — CAJADE et al. 2013 
DistributionUruguay (Artigas, Tacuarembo), Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)

Type locality: Arroyo de la Invernada, Dep. de Artigas, Uruguay.  
TypesHolotype: ZVC R 76 (Colección de Reptiles del Departamento de Zoologia Vertebrados de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias, Monvideo) 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Alvares, Diego Janisch; Augusto Ferrari & Marcio Borges-Martins 2022. Geographic distribution patterns of amphibians and reptiles from the Uruguayan Savanna. Systematics and Biodiversity, 20:1, 1-17, - get paper here
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ, IGNACIO MINOLI & MARIANA MORANDO 2012. A new species of Homonota (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) from the Ventania mountain range, Southeastern Pampas, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Zootaxa 3431: 19–36 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, P.; Ávila, I. & Bauer, F. 2007. A new species of Homonota (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Paraguay, with a key to the genus. Phyllomedusa 6 (2): 137-146 - get paper here
  • Carreira, S.; Brazeiro, A.; Camargo, A.; da Rosa, I.; Canavero, A. & Maneyro, M. 2012. DIVERSITY OF REPTILES OF URUGUAY: KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION GAPS. Bol. Soc. Zool. Uruguay (2a época) 21 (1-2): 9-29 - get paper here
  • Felappi JF, Vieira RC, Fagundes NJR, Verrastro LV 2015. So Far Away, Yet So Close: Strong Genetic Structure in Homonota uruguayensis (Squamata, Phyllodactylidae), a Species with Restricted Geographic Distribution in the Brazilian and Uruguayan Pampas. PLoS One 10 (2): e0118162 - get paper here
  • Gonzalez R. C. et al. 2020. Lista dos Nomes Populares dos Répteis no Brasil – Primeira Versão. Herpetologia Brasileira 9 (2): 121 – 214 - get paper here
  • Gudynas, E. 1980. A preliminary account on the biology of Homonota uruguayensis (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Res. Jorn. C. Nat. 1: 9-10
  • Morando, Mariana; Cintia D. Medina, Luciano J. Avila, Cristian H. F. Perez, Amy Buxton and Jack W. Sites Jr. 2014. Molecular phylogeny of the New World gecko genus Homonota (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae). Zoologica Scripta DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12052 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Vaz-Ferreira, R., and B. Sierra de Soriano. 1961. Un nuevo Gekkonidae del Uruguay Wallsaurus uruguayensis n. Sp. Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo, 5:1-11. - get paper here
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