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Lygodactylus klugei (SMITH, MARTIN & SWAIN, 1977)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKluge's Dwarf Gecko 
SynonymVanzoia klugei SMITH, MARTIN & SWAIN 1977: 196
Lygodactylus klugei - BONS & PASTEUR 1977
Lygodactylus klugei — KLUGE 1993
Vanzoia klugei — RÖSLER 2000: 120
Lygodactylus klugei — BORGES-NOJOSA & CARAMASCHI 2003 
DistributionNE Brazil (Bahia, Ceará, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte)

Type locality: Brasil, Pernambuco,, Carnaubeira Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 22531, an adult male (Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo) 
CommentType Species: Vanzoia klugei is the type species of the genus Vanzoia SMITH, MARTIN & SWAIN 1977. 
References
  • Aximoff, I. and E. Felix 2017. Lygodactylus klugei (Kluge's Dwarf Gecko) Diet. Herpetological Review 48 (2): 439
  • Bons & PASTEUR 1977. C.R. Acad. Sci. paris 284: 2547
  • Borges-Nojosa, D. M. & Caramaschi, U. 2003. Composição e análise comparativa da diversidade e das afinidades biogeográficas dos lagartos e anfisbenídeos (Squamata) dos brejos nordestinos. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
  • Cavalcanti, L.B.Q.; T.B. Costa; G.R. Colli; G.C. Costa; F.G.R. França; D.O. Mesquita; C.K.S. Palmeira; N. Pelegrin; A.H.B. Soares; D.B. Tucker; A.A. Garda 2014. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga II: Serra da Capivara National Park, Piauí, Brazil. Check List 10 (1): 18-27 - get paper here
  • GALDINO, C. A. B. ; Passos, D. C. ; Zanchi, D. S. ; BEZERRA, C. H. 2011. Lygodactylus klugei (NCN). Sexual dimorphis, habitat, diet. Herpetological Review 42: 275-276 - get paper here
  • Garda, A.A.; T.B. Costa; C.R. Santos-Silva; D.O. Mesquita; R.G. Faria; B.M. Conceição; I.R.S. Silva; A.S. Ferreira; S.M. Rocha; C.N.S. Palmeira; R. Rodrigues; S.F. Ferrari; S. Torquato. 2013. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga I: Raso da Catarina Ecological Station (Bahia, Brazil). Check List 9 (2):405-414 - get paper here
  • Hamdan, B.; D.P. Coelho; A.B. D’Angiolella; E.J.R. Dias; R.M. Lira-da-Silva. 2013. The Reptile Collection of the Museu de Zoologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil. Check List 9 (2):257-262 - get paper here
  • Ribeiro, S. C., I. J. Roberto, D. L. Sales, R. W. Ávila & W. O. Almeida 2012. Amphibians and reptiles from the Araripe bioregion, northeastern Brazil. Salamandra 48 (3): 133-146 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, M.T. 2003. Herpetofauna da Caatinga. In: I.R. Leal, M. Tabarelli & J.M.C. Silva (eds.). Ecologia e conservação da Caatinga, pp. 181-236. Editora Universitária, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Santos Caldas, Francis Luiz; Taís Borges Costa, Daniel Orsi Laranjeiras, Daniel Oliveira Mesquita, Adrian Antonio Garda 2016. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga V: Seridó Ecological Station (Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) Check List 12 (4): DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15560/12.4.1929 - get paper here
  • Smith, H. M., R. L. Martin, and T. A. Swain. 1977. A new genus and two new species of South American geckos (Reptilia: Lacertilia). Pap. Avulsos Zool. 30: 195—213
  • Teixeir, Adonias Aphoena Martins; Igor Joventino Roberto, Herivelto Faustino de Oliveira, José Guilherme Gonçalves de Sousa, Diêgo Alves Teles, Francisco Ronaldo Vieira Freita and Robson Waldemar Ávila. 2013. Phloem sap feeding in Lygodactylus klugei (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in northeastern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 6: 545-547. - get paper here
  • Vitt, L. J.;Ballinger, R. E. 1982. The adaptive significance of a complex caudal adaptation in the tropical gekkonid lizard Lygodactylus klugei. Canadian Journal of Zoology 60: 2582-2587
 
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