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Phyllodactylus duellmani DIXON, 1960

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Duellman's Pigmy Leaf-toed Gecko
S: Salamanquesa Pigmea de Duellman 
SynonymPhyllodactylus duellmani DIXON 1960: 37
Phyllodactylus duellmani — DIXON 1964: 97
Phyllodactylus duellmani — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus duellmani — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus duellmani — RÖSLER 2000: 104
Phyllodactylus duellmani — RAMÍREZ-REYES et al. 2021 
DistributionMexico (Michoacan)

Type locality: Rancho El Espinal (1600 feet elevation), 5.2 miles from San Salvador, Michoacán, Mexico.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 118932 
CommentDistribution: see map in RAMÍREZ-REYES et al. 2021: Fig. 1. 
EtymologyNamed after William E. Duellman (1930-2022), American herpetologist. For biographical notes see Burrowes et al. 2022 and Coloma & Guayasamin 2022. 
  • 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. 1960. Two new geckos, genus Phyllodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria), from Michoacan, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist, 5:37—42. - 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
  • Ramírez-Reyes T, Flores- Villela O, Piñero D, Lathrop A, Murphy RW. 2021. Genomic assessment of the Phyllodactylus tuberculosus complex (Reptilia: Phyllodactylidae) in America. Zoologica Scripta 50 (5): 529-542 - get paper here
  • Ramírez-Reyes, T., Blair, C., Flores-Villela, O., Piñero, D., Lathrop, A., Murphy, R. 2020. Phylogenomics and molecular species delimitation reveals great cryptic diversity of leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus), ancient origins, and diversification in Mexico. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2020), doi: - 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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