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Phyllodactylus inaequalis COPE, 1875

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Peru Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus inaequalis COPE 1876: 174
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — BOULENGER 1885: 83
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — WERNER 1910: 6
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — BURT & BURT 1933: 8
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — WERMUTH 1965: 137
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — DIXON & HUEY 1970: 20
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus inaequalis — RÖSLER 2000: 104 
DistributionNW Peru

Type locality: Pacasmayo, Peru.  
TypesHolotype: ANSP 11365 
DiagnosisDescription: Dixon & Huey 1970: 20

Description: Werner 1910: 6 
CommentDistribution: probably not in Chile (Demangel 2016, D. Pincheira-Donoso, pers. comm., 23 May 2017) 
  • 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
  • Burt, C. E., and M. D. Burt 1933. A preliminary check list of the lizards of South America. Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 28: 1-104.
  • Capetillo J. NORTHLAND I. ITURRA P. 1992. Caracterización morfológica y cromosómica de Phyllodactylus inaequalis Cope y Phyllodactylus gerrhopygus (Wiegmann) (Gekkonidae): nueva distribución geográfica en el norte de Chile. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 41: 219-224.
  • Cope, E.D. 1875. Report on the Reptiles brought by Professor James Orton from the middle and upper Amazon and western Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 159-183 [sometimes thought to be published 1876 but see Murphy et al. 2007 for clarification] - get paper here
  • Dixon, James R. & Huey, Raymond B. 1970. Systematics of the lizards of the Gekkonid genus Phyllodactylus on mainland South America. Contributions in Science, Los Angeles County Museum (192): 1-78 - get paper here
  • MURPHY R. W., SMITH A. and NGO A. 2007. The versions of Cope's Batrachia and Reptilia of Costa Rica. Bibliotheca Herpetologica 7 (1): - get paper here
  • Núñez, H. and A. Veloso 2001. Distribución geográfica de las especies de lagartos de la región de Antofagasta, Chile. Bol. Mus. Nac.Hist. Nat. 50: 109-120
  • PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, Daniel 2006. Geckos of Chile (Scleroglossa, Gekkonidae, Gekkoninae). Part II. Biogeography and ontogenetic shifts in the colour pattern of Phyllodactylus gerrhopygus. Can the evidence support the presence of Phyllodactylus inaequalis in Chile? Multequina 15: 37-48
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Werner,F. 1910. Über neue oder seltene Reptilien des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. ii. Eidechsen. Jahrb. Hamburg. Wiss. Anst., vol. 27 (1909), suppl. no. 2, 1910, pp. 1-46; reprinted: 1910, Mitteil. Naturhist. Mus. Hamburg, vol. 27: 205-) - get paper here
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