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Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum PETERS & SCHWARTZ, 1977

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesEl Yunque Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus bromeliarum PETERS & SCHWARTZ 1977: 395
Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 473
Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum — RÖSLER 2000: 111 
DistributionCuba (Western part of El Yunque de Baracoe, above Tabojó, 15 km west of Baracoe, Oriente Province)

Type locality: Western slope of El Yunque de Baracoa, above Tabojó, 15 km W Baracoa, Guantánamo Province, Cuba. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: ZMB 42827. 
CommentFor illustrations see Peters and Schwartz, 1977. The year of description has been given as “1972”. 
  • Iturriaga, Manuel and Adonis González. 2015. Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum size record. Herpetological Review 46 (4): 635
  • Peters, G. and A. Schwartz 1977. Ein neuer, Bromelien bewohender Kugelfingergecko (Gekkonidae: Sphaerodactylus) aus Oriente/Cuba. Mitt. zool. Mus. Berlin 48: 393-399.
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - 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.
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