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Phyllodactylus transversalis HUEY, 1975

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Colombian Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus transversalis HUEY 1975
Phyllodactylus transversalis — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus transversalis — RÖSLER 2000: 105
Phyllodactylus transversalis — VALENCIA-ZULETA et al. 2014 
DistributionColombia (incl. Valle del Cauca, Malpelo Island)

Type locality: Colombia: Malpelo Island  
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-130042 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Huey, R. B. 1975. A new gecko from Malpelo Island (Sauria: Gekkonidae: Phyllodactylus). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, (176): 44—46
  • 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
  • Merz, Stefan 2017. Malpelo – winzige Felseninsel im Pazifik. Terraria-Elaphe 2017 (4): 50-55 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Valencia-Zuleta A, Jaramillo-Martínez AF, Echeverry-Bocanegra A, Viáfara-Vega R, Hernández-Córdoba O, Cardona-Botero VE, Gutiérrez-Zúñiga J, Castro-Herrera F. 2014. Conservation status of the herpetofauna, protected areas, and current problems in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 8 (2): 1–18 (e87) - get paper here
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