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Phyllodactylus leei COPE, 1889

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Chatham Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus leei COPE 1889: 145
Phyllodactylus leei — BURT & MYERS 1942
Phyllodactylus leei — WERMUTH 1965
Phyllodactylus leei — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus leei — RÖSLER 2000: 104
Phyllodactylus leei — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 
DistributionEcuador: Galapagos (Chatham)

Type locality: Chatham Island  
TypesHolotype: USNM 14957 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Thomas Lee, a regular member of the group of naturalists used by the U.S. Fish Commission on the cruises of their research vessel, Albatross, which traveled in the Caribbean and to Galapagos. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Burt, Charles E. & Myers, George S. 1942. Neotropical lizards in the collection of the Natural History Museum of Stanford University. Stanford University Press, 52 pp.
  • Cope, E.D. 1889. Scientific results of explorations by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. III. Report on the batrachians and reptiles collected in 1887-88. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 12 (769):141-147 - 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 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, 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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