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Tarentola boavistensis JOGER, 1993

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymTarentola rudis boavistensis JOGER 1993
Tarentola borneensis maioensis — JOGER 1984 (part.)
Tarentola rudis maioensis — SCHLEICH 1987
Tarentola rudis boavistensis JOGER 1993
Tarentola maioensis — LÓPEZ-JURADO et al. 1999 (part.)
Tarentola maioensis boavistensis — LÓPEZ-JURADO et al. 2005
Tarentola (Makariogecko) rudis boavistensis — CARRANZA et al. 2000
Tarentola boavistensis — VASCONCELOS et al. 2012: 338 
DistributionBoa Vista, Sal Rei (Cape Verde Islands)

Type locality: Boavista, Ilhéu Sal Rei, southern part  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 24144 
CommentMORPHOBANK M42539–M42659 (boavistensis) 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1906. Report on the reptiles collected by the late L. Fea in West Africa. Ann. Mus. civ. Stor. Nat. Genova (3) 2: 196-216 - get paper here
  • Carranza, S., Arnold, E. Nicholas; Mateo, J. A. and L. F. López-Jurado 2000. Long-distance colonization and radiation in gekkonid lizards, Tarentola (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), revealed by mitochondrial DNA sequences. Proc. R. Soc. London B 267: 637-649 - get paper here
  • Jesus, J.; Brehm, A. & Harris, D.J. 2002. Relationships of Tarentola (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from the Cape Verde Islands estimated from DNA sequence data. Amphibia-Reptilia 23 (1): 47-54 - get paper here
  • Joger U 1993. On two collections of reptiles and amphibians from the Cape Verde Islands, with descriptions of three new taxa. COURIER FORSCHUNGSINSTITUT SENCKENBERG 159: 437-444
  • Joger, U. 1984. Die Radiation der Gattung Tarentola in Makaronesien. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 71: 91-111
  • Schleich H H 1984. Die Geckos der Gattung Tarentola der Kapverden (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae). COURIER FORSCHUNGSINSTITUT SENCKENBERG 68: 95-106
  • Schleich, H.H. 1987. Herpetofauna caboverdiana. Spixiana Suppl. (12) 75 pp. - get paper here
  • Vasconcelos, R., A. Perera, P. Geniez, D. J. Harris, and S. Carranza. 2012. An integrative taxonomic revision of the Tarentola geckos (Squamata, Phyllodactylidae) of the Cape Verde Islands. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 164 (2): 328-360 - get paper here
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