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Tarentola substituta JOGER, 1984

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesCape Verde Wall Gecko 
SynonymTarentola caboverdiana substituta JOGER 1984: 103
Tarentola delalandii — BOULENGER 1885: 199 (part.)
Tarentola delalandii var. rudis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 334 (part.)
Tarentola delalandei delalandei — DEKEYSER & VILLIERS 1951: 1152 (part.)
Tarentola caboverdianus caboverdianus — SCHLEICH 1984 (part.)
Tarentola caboverdiana substituta — SCHLEICH 1987: 46
Tarentola caboverdiana substituta — JOGER 1993
Tarentola (Makariogecko) caboverdiana substituta — CARRANZA et al. 2000
Tarentola caboverdiana substituta — KÖHLER et al. 2007
Tarentola substituta — VASCONCELOS et al. 2012: 347 
DistributionS. Vicente (Cape Verde Islands), Azores; probably introduced to Santo Antao Island

Type locality: S. Vicente (Cape Verde Islands).  
TypesHolotype: ZMH R01687; 3 paratypes ZMH R01686, ZMH R01688-1689. 
CommentSynonymy after Filipe Sousa (pers. comm.) and  VASCONCELOS et al. 2012. 
  • 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
  • Carretero, M.A., Lopes, E.P. & Vasconcelos, R. 2016. An ecophysiological background for biogeographic patterns of two island lizards? Sci Nat (2016) 103: 97. doi:10.1007/s00114-016-1422-8 - 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. Morphologische und biochemisch-immunologische Untensuchungen zur Systematik und Evolution der Gattung Tarentola (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Anatomie und Ontogenie der Tiere, 112:137-256
  • Joger, U. 1984. Die Radiation der Gattung Tarentola in Makaronesien. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 71: 91-111
  • Köhler, G.; Hertz, A.; Sunyer, J.; Seipp, R. & Monteiro, A. 2007. Herpetologische Forschungen auf den Kapverden unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Kapverdischen Riesenskinks, Macroscincus coctei. Elaphe 15 (4): 62-66
  • Rato, Catarina, Roberto Resendes, Regina Tristao da Cuhna and D. James Harris. 2015. First record of Tarentola substituta Joger, 1984, and genetic identification of Tarentola mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758), in the Azores. Herpetozoa 27 (3/4): 182-187 [2014] - get paper here
  • 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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