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Phyllodactylus microphyllus COPE, 1875

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Central Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus microphyllus COPE 1876: 175
Phyllodactylus microphyllus — BOULENGER 1885: 84
Phyllodactylus microphyllus — WERNER 1901: 3
Phyllodactylus microphyllus — BURT & MYERS 1942
Phyllodactylus microphyllus — WERMUTH 1965: 140
Phyllodactylus microphyllus — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus microphyllus — RÖSLER 2000: 104 
DistributionPeru (Rio Jequetepeque)

Type locality: Rio Jequetepeque Valley, Peru.  
TypesHolotype: ANSP 11364 
DiagnosisDescription: Dixon & Huey 1970: 23 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Burt, Charles E. & Myers, George S. 1942. Neotropical lizards in the collection of the Natural History Museum of Stanford University. Stanford University Press, 52 pp.
  • Carillo de Espinoza,N. et al. 1990. Radiation and convergence among desert geckoes: Phyllodactylus species resembling both Ptyodactylus and Stenodactylus. Amphibia-Reptilia 11: 1-13 - get paper here
  • Catenazzi, A. & M.A. Donnelly 2007. Distribution of geckos in northern Peru: Long-term effect of strong ENSO [El Niño Southern Oscillation] events? Journal of Arid Environments 71: 327–332 - get paper here
  • Chavez, G. & A. P. Mendoza 2011. Überleben im Sand - Eine Exkursion in die peruanische Wüste. Reptilia (Münster) 16 (92): 40-46 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1875. Report on the Reptiles brought by Professor James Orton from the middle and upper Amazon and western Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 159-183 [sometimes thought to be published 1876 but see Murphy et al. 2007 for clarification] - get paper here
  • Dixon, James R. & Huey, Raymond B. 1970. Systematics of the lizards of the Gekkonid genus Phyllodactylus on mainland South America. Contributions in Science, Los Angeles County Museum (192): 1-78 - get paper here
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Lehr, E.; Köhler, G. & Streit, B. 2002. Die Herpetofauna von Mittelperu entlang eines Transektes von der pazifischen Küste bis in die Hochanden (Amphibia et Reptilia). Faun. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 22 (2): 361-392
  • MURPHY R. W., SMITH A. and NGO A. 2007. The versions of Cope's Batrachia and Reptilia of Costa Rica. Bibliotheca Herpetologica 7 (1): - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schlüter, U. 2006. Bemerkungen zur Schwanzfärbung peruanischer Blattfingergeckos (Phyllodactylus). Elaphe 14 (1): 55-57
  • Werner, FRANZ 1901. Reptilien und Batrachier aus Peru und Bolivien. Abhandl. Ber. Zool. Anthrop. Mus. Dresden, 9 (2): 1-14 [1900] - get paper here
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