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Sphaerodactylus elegantulus (BARBOUR, 1917)

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Sauria (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesAntigua Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus elegantulus BARBOUR 1917:163
Sphaerodactylus elegantulus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 492
Sphaerodactylus elegantulus — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus elegantulus — RÖSLER 2000: 112 
DistributionAntilles, Antigua, Barbuda, Haiti (ca. 5 km southeast of March, Leon, Department du Sud)

Type locality: Antigua. 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: MCZ 12084. 
CommentFor illustrations see Barbour, 1921; King, 1962. 
References
  • Barbour, T. 1917. A new Antillean Sphaerodactylus. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 30: 163-164. - get paper here
  • Barbour, T. 1921. Sphaerodactylus. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. (Harvard) 47: 215-282. - get paper here
  • Daltry, Jennifer C. 2007. An introduction to the herpetofauna of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda, with some conservation recommendations. Applied Herpetology 4 (2): 97-130.
  • King, W. 1962. Systematics of Lesser Antillean lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences, 7:1-52 - get paper here
  • Malhotra, A. & Thorpe, R.S. 1999. Reptiles & Amphibians of the Eastern Caribbean. MacMillan, London & Oxford
  • 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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