You are here » home advanced search search results Phyllodactylus galapagensis

Phyllodactylus galapagensis PETERS, 1869

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Phyllodactylus galapagensis?

Add your own observation of
Phyllodactylus galapagensis »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesPhyllodactylus galapagensis daphnensis VAN DENBURGH 1912
Phyllodactylus galapagensis maresi LANZA 1973
Phyllodactylus galapagensis olschkii LANZA 1973
Phyllodactylus galapagensis galapagensis PETERS 1869 
Common NamesGalapagos Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus galapagensis PETERS 1869: 720
Phyllodactylus galapagoensis — BOULENGER 1885: 82
Phyllodactylus galapagensis — WERMUTH 1965: 135
Phyllodactylus galapagensis — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus galapagensis — RÖSLER 2000: 104
Phyllodactylus galapagoensis — SWASH & STILL 2000
Phyllodactylus galapagensis — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 
DistributionGalapagos Islands (Ecuador)

daphnensis: Type locality: Daphne Island, Galapagos Archipelago.

Type locality: Galapagos Inseln [Ecuador]; restricted to “Indefatigable” by Lanza 1982. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: ZMB 6550
Holotype: CAS 10539 [daphnensis] 
CommentSynonymy: partly after Wermuth 1965: 135. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1973. On some Phyllodactylus from the Galapagos Islands (Reptilia Gekkonidae). Publicato a Cura del Museo Zoologico dell’Università di Firenze, pp. 1-25.
  • Lanza, B. 1982. On some Phyllodactylus from the Galápagos Islands (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). In: Galápagos, Studi e Richerche - Spedizione “L. Mares - G.R.S.T.S.”. Gruppo Ricerche Scientifiche e Tecniche Subacquce, Firenze.
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1869. Über eine neue Eidechsenart, Phyllodactylus galapagensis, von den Galapagos-Inseln. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1869 (October): 719-720 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Slevin, Joseph R.;Leviton, Alan E. 1956. Holotype specimens of reptiles and amphibians in the collection of the California Academy of Sciences. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 28 (14): 529-560 - get paper here
  • Swash, A. & Still, R. 2000. Birds, Mammals and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. Pica Press, 168 pp.
  • 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
  • Van Denburgh, John 1912. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906. VI. The geckos of the Galapagos Archipelago. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 1: 405-430 - get paper here
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator