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Sphaerodactylus leucaster SCHWARTZ, 1973

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesEastern Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus leucaster SCHWARTZ 1973:36
Sphaerodactylus leucaster — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 503
Sphaerodactylus leucaster — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus leucaster — RÖSLER 2000: 112 
DistributionHispaniola: Dominican Republic

Type locality: El Higuito, 1.6 mi. (2.6 km) NE Fondo Negro, Barahona Province, República Dominicana.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 189234. 
CommentFor illustrations see Schwartz, 1973; Schwartz and Graham, 1980 (fig. 2B); Thomas and Hedges, 1988. 
References
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schwartz, A and E. D. Graham, Jr. 1980. The shrevei group of Hispaniolan Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Tulane Studies zool. Bot. 22: 1-15. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz. A. 1973. A third species of tie Hispaniolan shrevei group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae),. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 86: 35-40. - get paper here
  • 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
 
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