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Phyllodactylus gorii LANZA, 1973

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesEspañola Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus baurii gorii LANZA 1973: 164
Phyllodactylus baurii gorii — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus baurii gorii — CORTI 2013
Phyllodactylus gorii — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2014
Phyllodactylus gorii — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 
DistributionEcuador: Galapagos (Española)

Type locality: Española Island, Galapagos - Archipelago (Ecuador); “Gardner near Hood Island” fide Lanza 1973: 164.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 10935, adult female, collected by J. R. Slevin 1906 
EtymologyNamed after Luigi Gori, member of the" Gruppo Ricerche Scientifiche Tecniche Subacquee " of Florence, who was responsible for organizing Lanza’s expedition. 
  • Corti, C. 2013. To Benedetto Lanza, 89 yrs, President of the SEH from 1985 to 1993. Amphibia-Reptilia 34 (3): 295-303 - get paper here
  • Kluge A G 1993. Gekkonoid Lizard Taxonomy. International Gecko Society, San Diego, 245 pp.
  • 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.
  • 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, O., Barnes, C. W., Pozo-Andrade, M. J., Tapia, W. and Nicholls, G. 2014. Older than the islands: origin and diversification of Galápagos leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus) by multiple colonizations. J. Biogeogr., 41: 1883–1894. doi:10.1111/jbi.12375
  • 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
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