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Phyllodactylus baurii GARMAN, 1892

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Baur's Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus baurii GARMAN 1892: 82
Phyllodactylus baurii — BURT & MYERS 1942
Phyllodactylus baurii — WERMUTH 1965
Phyllodactylus baurii — LANZA 1973: 154
Phyllodactylus baurii — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus baurii — RÖSLER 2000: 103
Phyllodactylus bauri — SWASH & STILL 2000
Phyllodactylus baurii — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2014
Phyllodactylus baurii — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2016 
DistributionEcuador: Galapagos (Hood, Charles, Champion, Enderby)

Type locality: Las Cuevas, Charles Island, Galapagos - Archipelago  
TypesSyntypes: MCZ 9433, BMNH 1946.8.24.11-32 
CommentSubspecies: Phyllodactylus baurii gorii LANZA 1973 has been elevated to full species status by TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2014. 
EtymologyNamed after Georg Herman Carl Ludwig Baur (1859-1898), German biologist, who also worked at Yale (1884-1890) and other places in the United States. 
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  • Corti, C. 2013. To Benedetto Lanza, 89 yrs, President of the SEH from 1985 to 1993. Amphibia-Reptilia 34 (3): 295-303 - get paper here
  • Garman, S. 1892. The reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. From the collections of Dr. Geo. Baur. Bull. Essex Inst. 24: 73-87 - get paper here
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  • Lanza, B. 1973. On some Phyllodactylus from the Galapagos Islands (Reptilia Gekkonidae). Publicato a Cura del Museo Zoologico dell’Università di Firenze, pp. 1-25.
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  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O., Barnes, C. W., Pozo-Andrade, M. J., Tapia, W. and Nicholls, G. 2014. Older than the islands: origin and diversification of Galápagos leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus) by multiple colonizations. J. Biogeogr., 41: 1883–1894. doi:10.1111/jbi.12375 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar, Andrea Rodríguez-Guerra, Jaime A. Chaves 2016. Present diversity of Galápagos leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus) stems from three independent colonization event. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 103: 1-5 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; Paula A. Castaño; Francisco Moreno 2021. Comparative Phylogeography of Floreana's Lizards Supports Galápagos Pleistocene Paleogeographical Model and Informs Conservation Management Decisions. Journal of Herpetology 55 (3): 285-291 - get paper here
  • Van Denburgh, John 1912. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906. VI. The geckos of the Galapagos Archipelago. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 1: 405-430 - get paper here
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