Tarentola albertschwartzi SPRACKLAND & SWINNEY, 1998
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Tarentola albertschwartzi?
|Higher Taxa||Phyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Synonym||Tarentola albertschwartzi SPRACKLAND & SWINNEY 1998|
Tarentola (Neotarentola) albertschwartzi — RÖSLER 2000: 115
Tarentola (Neotarentola) albertschwartzi — WEISS & HEDGES 2007
Tarentola albertschwartzi — WILSON 2011
Type locality: “Jamaica”
|Types||Holotype: NMSZ 1884.23.7, adult female (National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh)|
|Comment||Conservation: This taxon is based on a single specimen presented in 1884 to the collection of the National Museums of Scotland; it is possibly extinct now.|
Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||The species is named for Albert Schwartz (1923±1992) whose decades of study of the West Indies `left behind a herpetological legacy for a single geo- graphic region that is unlikely ever to be duplicated.|