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Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques COPE, 1862

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesJamaica Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus gilvitorques COPE 1862
Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques — BOULENGER 1885: 227
Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 496
Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques — RÖSLER 2000: 112
Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques — WILSON 2011 
DistributionAntilles, Jamaica (mountains near Yabucoa)

Type locality: Jamaica. 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ANSP 7555. 
CommentFor illustrations see Barbour, 1921; Thomas and Schwartz, 1974.

Conservation: Presumably extinct (G. Rodda, pers. comm., 16 Dec 2014). 
References
  • Barbour, T. 1910. Notes on the herpetology of Jamaica. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 52: 273—301 - get paper here
  • Barbour, T. 1921. Sphaerodactylus. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. (Harvard) 47: 215-282. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1862. On the genera Panolopus, Centropyx, Aristelliger and Sphaerodactylus. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadrelphia 13 [1861]: 494-500. - 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 Schwartz, A. 1974. The status of Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques Cope, and of Sphaerodactylus nigropumictatus Gray (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Journal of Herpetology 8 (4): 353-358 - get paper here
  • Wilson, Byron S. 2011. Conservation of Jamaican amphibians and reptiles. In: Hailey et al., eds, Conservation of Caribbean Island Herpetofaunas Volume 2: 273-310
 
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