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Phyllodactylus bugastrolepis DIXON, 1966

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: CatalinaIsland Leaf-toed Gecko
S: Salamanquesa de la Isla Santa Catalina 
SynonymPhyllodactylus bugastrolepis DIXON 1966: 447
Phyllodactylus bugastrolepis — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus bugastrolepis — LINER 1994
Phyllodactylus bugastrolepis — RÖSLER 2000: 103
Phyllodactylus bugastrolepis — RAMÍREZ-REYES et al. 2020 
DistributionMexico (Isla Catalina)

Type locality: Isla Catalina, Baja California.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 98485, adult female; Paratypes: CAS, MCZ, SDNHM = SDSNH 44604-44607, 44611-44613, 50792, 50793 
DiagnosisDIAGNOSIS. A small gecko. average snout-vent length of 45.1 mm, with exceptionally large belly scales that are few in number from gular region to anus; and in rows across the belly: a general pallid appearance in color pattern and color (Dixon 1966: 448). 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Dixon, James R. 1966. Speciation and systematics of the gekkonid lizard genus Phyllodactylus of the islands of the Gulf of California. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 33 (13): 415-452 - get paper here
  • Jones, L.L. & Lovich, R.E. 2009. Lizards of the American Southwest. A photographic field guide. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, AZ, 568 pp. [review in Reptilia 86: 84] - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Ramírez-Reyes, T., Blair, C., Flores-Villela, O., Piñero, D., Lathrop, A., Murphy, R. 2020. Phylogenomics and molecular species delimitation reveals great cryptic diversity of leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae: Phyllodactylus), ancient origins, and diversification in Mexico. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2020), doi: - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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