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Sphaerodactylus thompsoni SCHWARTZ & FRANZ, 1976

IUCN Red List - Sphaerodactylus thompsoni - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesE: Barahona Limestone Geckolet, Thompson's Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus thompsoni SCHWARTZ & FRANZ 1976: 369
Sphaerodactylus thompsoni — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 539
Sphaerodactylus thompsoni — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus thompsoni — RÖSLER 2000: 114 
DistributionHispaniola, Dominican Republic (Pedernales), SE Haiti, Beata

Type locality: 6 km SW Las Mercedes, 60 m, Pedernaies Province, República Dominicana.  
TypesHolotype: UF/FSM 21555. 
CommentFor illustrations see Schwartz and Franz, 1976. 
  • 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 R. Franz. 1976. A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Hispaniola. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 88: 367-372. - get paper here
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