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Phyllodactylus darwini TAYLOR, 1942

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesDarwin's Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus darwini TAYLOR 1942: 104
Phyllodactylus darwini — WERMUTH 1965: 134
Phyllodactylus darwini — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus darwini — RÖSLER 2000: 104
Phyllodactylus darwini — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 
DistributionEcuador: Galapagos (Chatham)

Type locality: Chatham Island.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: CAS 10848 
Diagnosis 
CommentNot listed in Swash & Still (2000). 
EtymologyNamed after Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), author of “On the Origin of Species ...”. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Taylor, Edward H. 1942. Some geckos of the genus Phyllodactylus. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 28 (6): 91-112 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar, Andrea Rodríguez-Guerra, Jaime A. Chaves 2016. Present diversity of Galápagos leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus) stems from three independent colonization event. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 103: 1-5 - get paper here
  • Valencia, J. H., K. Garzón-Tello & M. E. Barragán-Paladines 2016. Serpientes venenosas del Ecuador: sistemática, taxonomía, historia natural, conservación, envenenamiento y aspectos antropológicos. Quito, Ecuador, Fundación Herpetológica Gustavo Orcés, Universidad de Texas, Fondo Ambiental Nacional, 652 pp. [review in HR 49 (1): 152, 2018]
 
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