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Phyllodactylus johnwrighti DIXON & HUEY, 1970

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Rio Huancabamba Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus johnwrighti DIXON & HUEY 1970: 56
Phyllodactylus johnwrighti — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus johnwrighti — RÖSLER 2000: 104 
DistributionPeru (Cajamarca, arid slopes of Rio Huancabamba)

Type locality: Peru, Cajamarca, Hacienda Molino Viejo  
TypesHolotype: TCWC 27916, adult male, collected by James R. Dixon and John W. Wright, 28 November 1968. 
DiagnosisDescription: Dixon & Huey 1970: 56 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the type, John W. Wright. 
  • 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
  • KOCH, CLAUDIA; MORRIS FLECKS, PABLO J. VENEGAS, PATRICK BIALKE, SEBASTIAN VALVERDE, DENNIS RÖDDER 2016. Applying n-dimensional hypervolumes for species delimitation: unexpected molecular, morphological, and ecological diversity in the Leaf-Toed Gecko Phyllodactylus reissii Peters, 1862 (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) from northern Peru. Zootaxa 4161 (1): 041–080 - get paper here
  • KOCH, CLAUDIA; PABLO J. VENEGAS, ROY SANTA CRUZ, WOLFGANG BÖHME 2018. Annotated checklist and key to the species of amphibians and reptiles inhabiting the northern Peruvian dry forest along the Andean valley of the Marañón River and its tributaries. Zootaxa 4385 (1): 001–101 - 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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