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Phyllodactylus tinklei DIXON, 1966

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesRaza Island Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus tinklei DIXON 1966
Phyllodactylus tinklei — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus tinklei — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus xanti — GRISMER 1999
Phyllodactylus tinklei — RÖSLER 2000: 105 
DistributionIsla La Raza (Mexico, Baja California)

Type locality: Isla Raza, Baja California.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 98463 
CommentGRISMER 1999 synonymized this species with P. xanti because it “lacks character states separating them from P. xanti of Baja California” and refers to DIXON 1966 for details. 
EtymologyNamed after Donald W. Tinkle (1930-1980) [obituary in Copeia 1980: 572]. 
  • 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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