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Sphaerodactylus armstrongi NOBLE, 1933

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesSphaerodactylus armstrongi hypsinephes THOMAS & SCHWARTZ 1983
Sphaerodactylus armstrongi armstrongi NOBLE & HASSLER 1933 
Common NamesArmstrong's Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus armstrongi NOBLE & HASSLER 1933: 5
Sphaerodactylus armstrongi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 469
Sphaerodactylus armstrongi — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus armstrongi — RÖSLER 2000: 110 
DistributionDominican Republic, Hispaniola (Paradis/Brahona Province), Haiti

Type locality: “mountain top on property of G. Herrmann, near Paradis, Barahona, Dominican Republic, 2400 feet” Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: AMNH 51470, adult male 
CommentFor illustrations see Thomas and Schwartz, 1983. 
  • Noble, G. K. and W. G. Hassler 1933. Two new species of frogs, five new species and a new race of lizards from the Dominican Republic. American Museum Novitates 652: 1-17. - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Thomas R. and S. B. Hedges 1988. Two new geckos (Sphaerodactylus) from the Sierra Martin Garcia of Hispaniola. Herpetologica 44: 96-104. - get paper here
  • Thomas, R. and S. B. Hedges. 1992. An unusual new Sphaerodactylus from Hispaniola (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Journal of Herpetology 26 (3): 289-292 - get paper here
  • Thomas, R., and A. Schwartz. 1983. Part 2. Sphaerodactylus savagei, S. cochranae, S. darlingtoni, S. armstrongi, S. streptophorus, and conclusions. Pp. 31-60. In: Schwartz, A., and R. Thomas. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of Hispaniola. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, (22) :1—60
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