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Sphaerodactylus docimus SCHWARTZ & GARRIDO, 1985

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Oriente Soft-banded Geckolet, Cabo Cruz banded Sphaero 
SynonymSphaerodactylus docimus SCHWARTZ & GARRIDO 1985:22
Sphaerodactylus epizemius GARRIDO & JAUME 1984 (nomen nudum)
Sphaerodactylus docimus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 489
Sphaerodactylus epizemius — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus epizemius — RÖSLER 2000: 111 

Type locality: Cabo Cruz, Granma Province, Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 8510. 
CommentKLUGE 1993 lists epizemius as valid species and docimus as synonym. RÖSLER 2000 lists epizemius but not docimus. 
  • Fong, A. & Diaz 2004. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the southeastern coast of Cuba. Solenodon 4: 73-84
  • Garrido, O. H., and M. L. Jaume. 1984. Catàlogo descriptivo de los anfibios y reptiles de Cuba. Dofiana, Acta Vertebrata, 11 (2):5-128.
  • 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.
  • Schwartz, A. and O. H. Garrido. 1985. The Cuban lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Milwaukee Public Mus. Contrib. Biol. Geol. 62: 1-67.
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