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Phyllodactylus paucituberculatus DIXON, 1960

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Rio Marquez Valley Gecko
S: Salamanquesa del Valle Rio Marquez 
SynonymPhyllodactylus paucituberculatus DIXON 1960: 40
Phyllodactylus paucituberculatus — WERMUTH 1965: 141
Phyllodactylus paucituberculatus — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus paucituberculatus — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus paucituberculatus — RÖSLER 2000: 104
Phyllodactylus paucituberculatus — RAMÍREZ-REYES et al. 2021 
DistributionMexico (Michoacan)

Type locality: Rio Cupatitzio (1150 feet elevation), 6.5 miles south of Lombardia, Michoacan, Mexico.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 112692 
CommentDistribution: see map in RAMÍREZ-REYES et al. 2021: Fig. 1. 
EtymologyFrom the latin paucus meaning few and tūberculum meaning tubercules in allusion to its scutellation. 
  • Dixon, J. R. 1960. Two new geckos, genus Phyllodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria), from Michoacan, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist, 5:37—42. - get paper here
  • Dixon, J. R. 1964. The systematics and distribution of lizards of the genus Phyllodactylus in North and Central America. New Mexico State Univ. Sci. Bull. 64: 1-139 - get paper here
  • Murphy, Robert W.; Papenfuss, Theodore J. 1980. Biochemical variation of Phyllodactylus unctus and P. paucituberculatus. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 8(1):97-100 - get paper here
  • Ramírez-Reyes, T., Velasco, J. A., Flores-Villela, O., & Piñero, D. 2022. Decoupling in Diversification and Body Size Rates During the Radiation of Phyllodactylus: Evidence Suggests Minor Role of Ecology in Shaping Phenotypes. Evolutionary Biology, 1-15 - get paper here
  • Ramírez-Reyes T, Flores- Villela O, Piñero D, Lathrop A, Murphy RW. 2021. Genomic assessment of the Phyllodactylus tuberculosus complex (Reptilia: Phyllodactylidae) in America. Zoologica Scripta 50 (5): 529-542 - get paper here
  • Ramírez-Reyes, T., Blair, C., Flores-Villela, O., Piñero, D., Lathrop, A., Murphy, R. 2020. Phylogenomics and molecular species delimitation reveals great cryptic diversity of leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus), ancient origins, and diversification in Mexico. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2020), doi: - 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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