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Phyllodactylus duncanensis VAN DENBURGH, 1912

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Galapagos Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus galapagensis duncanensis VAN DENBURGH 1912: 426
Phyllodactylus duncanensis — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2014 
DistributionGalapagos Islands: Pinzón = Duncan (Ecuador)

Type locality: Pinzón Island, Galapagos Archipelago.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 10600 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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