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Sphaerodactylus ramsdeni RUIBAL, 1959

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Cuban Forest Geckolet, Ramsden's Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus ramsdeni RUIBAL 1959: 89
Sphaerodactylus ramsdeni — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 524
Sphaerodactylus ramsdeni — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus ramsdeni — RÖSLER 2000: 113 

Type locality: Monte Libano, Guantánamo Province, Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 8536. 
CommentFor illustrations see Barbour and Ramsden, 1919 (as S. nigropunctatus). 
  • Barbour, T. and C. T. Ramsden. 1919. The herpetology of Cuba. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard Coll. 47: 69-213. - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • 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
  • Ruibal, R. 1959. A new species of Sphaerodactylus from Oriente, Cuba. Herpetologica 15 (2): 89-93. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Thomas, R., S. B. Hedges, and O.H. Garrido. 1992. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus from eastern Cuba (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Herpetologica 48: 358-367. - get paper here
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