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Phyllodactylus tuberculosus WIEGMANN, 1834

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesPhyllodactylus tuberculosus ingeri DIXON 1964
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus magnus TAYLOR 1942
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus saxatilis DIXON 1964
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus tuberculosus WIEGMANN 1834 
Common NamesYellowbelly Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus tuberculosus WIEGMANN in MEYEN 1834: 241
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1836: 396
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — BOULENGER 1885: 79 (part.)
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — WERNER 1913: 4
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — DIXON 1960: 1
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — WERMUTH 1965: 144
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — KÖHLER 2000: 44
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015
Phyllodactylus tuberculosis — HEDGES et al. 2019 (in error)

Phyllodactylus tuberculosus tuberculosus WIEGMANN 1834
Phyllodactylus eduardofischeri MERTENS 1952: 39
Phyllodactylus eduardofischeri — TAYLOR 1956: 59
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus tuberculosus — DIXON 1964: 22
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus tuberculosus — WERMUTH 1965: 145

Phyllodactylus tuberculosus ingeri DIXON 1964
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus ingeri — WERMUTH 1965: 145

Phyllodactylus tuberculosus magnus TAYLOR 1942
Phyllodactylus magnatuberculatus TAYLOR 1940 (part.)
Phyllodactylus magnus TAYLOR 1942: 99
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus magnus — DIXON 1964: 27

Phyllodactylus tuberculosus saxatilis DIXON 1964
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus saxatilis — WERMUTH 1965: 145
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus saxatilis — HARDY 1969: 112
Phyllodactylus tuberculosus saxatilis — LEMOS-ESPINAL et al. 2004 
DistributionBelize, Mexico (Acapulco/Guerrero, Michoacan, Morelos, Quintana Roo), Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica; Ecuador: Galapagos Islands (SWASH & STILL 2001)

Type locality: “California”; restricted to the “village of California”, Nicaragua by DIXON 1960.

ingeri: coastal Belize; Type locality: Stann Creek, British Honduras (= Belize)

magnus: Mexico (Chiapas, Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla), Guatemala; Type locality: Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.

saxatilis: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Nayarit, Tres Marias Island, Sinaloa, Farallon Island, Sonora); Type locality: 8 miles northeast of villa Union (200 feet elevation), Sinaloa, Mexico.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: ZMB 412A, male
Holotype: BMNH 1893.3.4.2, adult female [ingeri]
Holotype: FMNH = CNHM 100005, adult male [magnus]
Holotype: KU 67514, adult female, paratype: BYU [saxatilis] 
Diagnosis 
CommentHybridization: Phyllodactylus magnatuberculatus is a hybrid between P. t. magnus and P. lanei fide DIXON 1964.

Distribution: not in Jalisco fide CRUZ-SÁENZ et al. 2017. Not in Yucatan state (Mexico) according to GONZÁLEZ-SÁNCHEZ et al. 2017. Not in Puebla fide Woolrich-Piña 2018. 
EtymologyThe name tuberculosus is derived from the Latin word tuberculum (small lump) and the Latin suffix -osus (fullness or abundance) and refers to the numerous tubercles on the skin of this species. 
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