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Phyllodactylus gilberti HELLER, 1903

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesGilbert's Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus gilberti HELLER 1903: 61
Phyllodactylus gilberti — WERMUTH 1965
Phyllodactylus gilberti — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus gilberti — RÖSLER 2000: 104
Phyllodactylus gilberti — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 
DistributionEcuador (Galapagos Islands: Wenman, Wolf Island)

Type locality: Wenman Island Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: CAS-SUR 4549 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Charles H. Gilbert (1859-1928), American herpetologist. 
  • Heller, Edmund 1901. Papers from the Hopkins Stanford Galapagos Expedition, 1898-1899. WIV. Reptiles. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 14: 39-98 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • 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
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