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Sphaerodactylus cryphius THOMAS & SCHWARTZ, 1977

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Desert Pygmy Geckolet, Bakoruco Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus cryphius THOMAS & SCHWARTZ 1977:39
Sphaerodactylus cryphius — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 485
Sphaerodactylus cryphius — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus cryphius — RÖSLER 2000: 111 
DistributionHispaniola: Dominican Republic

Type locality: 13 km NW Puerto Escondido (= 5 km SE La Florida), 153 m, Independencia Province, República Dominicana.  
TypesHolotype: CM 56816. 
CommentFor illustrations see Thomas, 1982; Thomas and Schwartz, 1983. Not listed by Krysko & Daniels (2005). 
  • 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. 1982. A new dwarf Sphaerodactylus from Haiti (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 95: 81-88. - get paper here
  • Thomas, R. and A. Schwartz 1977. Three new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Hispaniola. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 46: 33-43.
  • 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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