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Coleodactylus natalensis FREIRE, 1999

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Natal Pigmy Gecko
Portuguese: Lagarto-do-Folhiço 
SynonymColeodactylus natalensis FREIRE 1999
Coleodactylus natalensis — GAMBLE et al. 2011 
DistributionNE Brazil (Rio Grande do Norte)

Type locality: Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, dunas costeiras (05° 48’ S, 35° 12’ W)  
TypesHolotype: MNRJ 7005, male; paratypes: MNRJ, UFPB, MUFAL, 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Freire, E. M. X. 1999. Espécie nova de Coleodactylus PARKER, 1926 das Dunas de Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil, com notas sobre suas relaçoãs dicromatismo sexual no género (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Bol. Mus. Nac. nov. Ser. Rio de Janeiro, 399: 1-14.
  • Gamble, Tony; Juan D. Daza, Guarino R. Colli, Laurie J. Vitt and Aaron M. Bauer 2011. A new genus of miniaturized and pug-nosed gecko from South America (Sphaerodactylidae: Gekkota). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163 (4): 1244–1266 - get paper here
  • Gonçalves, UBIRATAN; SELMA TORQUATO, GABRIEL SKUK & GEORGE DE ARAÚJO SENA 2012. A new species of Coleodactylus Parker, 1926 (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil. Zootaxa 3204: 20–30 - get paper here
  • Gonzalez R. C. et al. 2020. Lista dos Nomes Populares dos Répteis no Brasil – Primeira Versão. Herpetologia Brasileira 9 (2): 121 – 214 - get paper here
  • Lima Santos, R. 2004. Life in the leaf litter. The Natal Pigmy Gecko, Coleodactylus natalensis. Reptilia (GB) (37): 52-56 - get paper here
  • Lisboa, Carolina M. C. A. and Eliza M. X. Freire 2012. Population Density, Habitat Selection and Conservation of Coleodactylus natalensis (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in an Urban Fragment of Atlantic Forest in Northeastern Brazil. South American J. Herp. 7 (2): 181-190. - get paper here
  • Sales, Raul Fernandes Dantas; Olyana da Silva Furtado, Daniel Luiz Santos-Junior, Vinicius Thawaan Cerqueira Silva, André Felipe de Vasconcelos Duarte, Eliza Maria Xavier Freire 2020. Communal egg-laying and hatchling size in the pygmy gecko Coleodactylus natalensis (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in an Atlantic Forest site of Brazil. Herpetology Notes 13: 377-383 - get paper here
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