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Phyllodactylus davisi DIXON, 1964

IUCN Red List - Phyllodactylus davisi - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Davis' Leaf-toed Gecko
S: Salamanquesa de Davis 
SynonymPhyllodactylus davisi DIXON 1964: 90
Phyllodactylus davisi — WERMUTH 1965: 134
Phyllodactylus davisi — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus davisi — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus davisi — RÖSLER 2000: 104 
DistributionMexico (Colima, Michoacan)

Type locality: Colima, Colima State, Mexico.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 80046 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. William Bennoni Davis (1902-1995) was a zoologist and mammologist, and founder of the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection (1938). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Dixon, J. R. 1964. The systematics and distribution of lizards of the genus Phyllodactylus in North and Central America. New Mexico State Univ. Sci. Bull. 64: 1-139 - get paper here
  • Lemos-Espinal JA, Smith GR, Pierce LJS, Painter CW 2020. The amphibians and reptiles of Colima, Mexico, with a summary of their conservation status. ZooKeys 927: 99-125 - get paper here
  • Méndez-De La Cruz, Fausto R., Aníbal H. De La Vega-Pérez and Rafael A. Lara-Resendiz. 2014. Geographic Distribution: Phyllodactylus davisi (Davis's leaf-toed gecko). Herpetological Review 45 (2): 283 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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