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Phyllodactylus partidus DIXON, 1966

IUCN Red List - Phyllodactylus partidus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesParditaNorte Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus partitus DIXON 1966
Phyllodactylus partidus — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus partidus — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus partitus — GRISMER 1999 
DistributionMexico (Isla Partida)

Type locality: Isla Partida, Baja California  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: CAS; Paratypes SDSNH 6834-6836, 39258, 39649, 40508, 50820-50822 
Diagnosis 
CommentDIXON used “partitus” in the text of his description but “partidus” in Figure 2. The name derives from the type locality (Isla Partida) and thus “partidus” seems to be a justified emendation.

Abundance: only known from (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • Dixon, James R. 1966. Speciation and systematics of the gekkonid lizard genus Phyllodactylus of the islands of the Gulf of California. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 33 (13): 415-452 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee. 1999. An evolutionary classification of reptiles on islands in the Gulf of California, México. Herpetologica 55 (4): 446-469 - get paper here
  • Jones, L.L. & Lovich, R.E. 2009. Lizards of the American Southwest. A photographic field guide. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, AZ, 568 pp. [review in Reptilia 86: 84] - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
 
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