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Phyllodactylus coronatus DIXON, 1966

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Coronado Island Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus xanti coronatus DIXON 1966: 441
Phyllodactylus nocticolus coronatus — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008
Phyllodactylus coronatus — RAMIREZ-REYES et al. 2020 
DistributionMexico (Baja California: Coronado Island, Carmen Island, presumably Islote Cardonosa East)

Type locality: Isla Coronados. Baja California.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 51803, female,collected by Joseph R, Slevin, May 18, 1921. Paratypes: CAS S1802, 51804-07. 
DiagnosisDIAGNOSIS. Average snout-vent length of 47.4 mm., differing from adjacent
insular races in having a higher number of interorbitals, belly scales, paravertebral tubercles, and a lower number of snout scales: from mainland races in having a higher number of interorbitals. scales between eye and nostril and intermediate in number of snout scales (Dixon 1966). 
CommentSee also P. xanti and P. nocticolus. 
  • 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
  • Dixon, James R. 1969. Phyllodactylus xanti. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (79): 1-2 - 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
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