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Phyllopezus lutzae (LOVERIDGE, 1941)

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Lutz’ (marked) Gecko, formerly Bogert's Gecko
Portuguese: Briba, Lagartixa-de-Bromélia 
SynonymBogertia lutzae LOVERIDGE 1941
Bogertia lutzae — VANZOLINI & GOMES 1979
Bogertia luzae — RÖSLER 1995: 99 (in error)
Bogertia lutzae — RÖSLER 2000: 61
Phyllopezus lutzae — GAMBLE et al. 2011 
DistributionBrazil (Bahia [HR 31: 112], Pernambuco, Paraíba, Sergipe), Sao Salvador

Type locality: Near Pituba, São Salvador, Bahía, Brasilien.  
TypesSyntype: UMMZ 115644 
CommentType species: Bogertia lutzae LOVERIDGE 1941 is the type species of the genus Bogertia LOVERIDGE 1941. Bogertia has been synonymized with Phyllopezus by GAMBLE et al. 2011 as Bogertia was found to be nested within Phyllopezus in their phylogenetic analysis. 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the types, Bertha Lutz (1894-1976), Brazilian herpetologist and advocate of women’s rights. See Kennedy 1977 for a short biography.

The genus Bogertia was named after Charles Mitchill Bogert (1908-1992), former curator of the Department of Herpetology of the American Museum of Natural History. 
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  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bezerra, P. E. S., Santana, F. M., & de Moura, G. J. B. 2021. Sustainability assessment of a lizard assemblage in Pernambuco state, Brazil. Journal for Nature Conservation, 125957
  • Couto-Ferreira, Danilo; Moacir Santos Tinôco, Magno Lima Travassos de Oliveira, Henrique Colombini Browne-Ribeiro, Cecil Pergentino Fazolato, Ricardo Marques da Silva, Gilvana Santos Barreto & Marcelo Alves Dias 2011. Restinga lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) at the Imbassaí Preserve on the northern coast of Bahia, Brazil. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3 (8): 1990–2000 - get paper here
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  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de 2014. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Check List 10 (5): 1020-1030 - get paper here
  • Gamble, Tony; Guarino R. Colli, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Fernanda P. Werneck, Andrew M. Simons 2011. Phylogeny and cryptic diversity in geckos (Phyllopezus; Phyllodactylidae; Gekkota) from South America’s open biomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62 (3): 943-953; doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.11.033 - get paper here
  • Gonzalez R. C. et al. 2020. Lista dos Nomes Populares dos Répteis no Brasil – Primeira Versão. Herpetologia Brasileira 9 (2): 121 – 214 - get paper here
  • Kennedy, J.P. 1977. Bertha Lutz, 1894-1976 Copeia 1977 (1): 208-209. - get paper here
  • Loveridge, Arthur 1941. Bogertia lutzae—A new genus and species of gecko from Bahia, Brazil. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 54: 195-196 - get paper here
  • Myers, C.W. & R.G. Zweifel 1993. Biographical Sketch and Bibliography of Charles Mitchill Bogert, 1908-1992 Herpetologica 49 (1): 133-146. - get paper here
  • Nascimento de Oliveira, Camila; Sérgio Luiz da Silva Muniz, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa de Moura 2016. Reptiles of an urban Atlantic Rainforest fragment in the state of Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 9: 175-183 - get paper here
  • OLIVEIRA LIMA, JEFFERSON; HUGO ANDRADE, TAINARA LIMA DA SILVA & EDUARDO JOSÉ DOS REIS DIAS. 2022. Reptiles of Sergipe: current knowledge and sampling discontinuities. Herpetology Notes 15: 69–78. - get paper here
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  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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  • Vanzolini, P.E. & Gomes, N. 1979. On Tropidurus hygomi: redescription, ecological notes, distribution and history (Sauria, Iguanidae). Pap. Avuls. Zool. 32: 243-260
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