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Pseudogonatodes furvus RUTHVEN, 1915

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Colombian Clawed Gecko 
SynonymPseudogonatodes furvus RUTHVEN 1915
Pseudogonatodes furvus — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 242
Pseudogonatodes furvus — KLUGE 1993
Pseudogonatodes furvus — RÖSLER 2000: 106 
DistributionColombia (Magdalena)

Type locality: San Lorenzo, Santa Marta Mountains, 5000 ft., restricted to “Vereda Bella Vista, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta”, corregimiento de Minca, Distrito de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia by Montes-Correa et al. 2021.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 47782, adult male collected July 20, 1913 by Frederick M. Gaige. Other specimens: MCZ, ICN-R, CBUMAG 
DiagnosisDiagnosis (genus, tentatively); a group that was characterized by the presence of granular dorsal scales, long digits with many subdigital lamellae (8–15 lamellae under fourth toe), and the absence of third enlarged lamella in fourth toe (Huey & Dixon 1970, Montes-Correa et al. 2021). 
CommentConservation: the species is only known from a few specimens from 3 localities.

Distribution: erroneously reported from the Villavicencio region of Colombia (PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970). For maps of species distributions see Vanzolini 1968: 92 (Map 3) and Montes-Correa et al. 2021: 53 (Fig. 5).

Type species: Pseudogonatodes furvus RUTHVEN 1915 is the type species of the genus Pseudogonatodes RUTHVEN 1915.

Key: Huey & Dixon 1970 present a key to the species of Pseudogonatodes. 
  • Avila-Pires, T.C.S. & Hoogmoed,M.S. 2000. On two new species of Pseudogonatodes Ruthven, 1915 (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae), with remarks on the distribution of some other sphaerodactyl lizards. Zoologische Mededelingen 73 (12): 209-223 - get paper here
  • Carvajal-Cogollo, J.E.; L.E. Rojas-Murcia. & G. Cárdenas-Arévalo 2020. Reptiles del Caribe colombiano/ Reptiles of the Colombian Caribbean. Tunja: Editorial UPTC, 268 pp. - get paper here
  • Huey, R. B., and J. R. Dixon. 1970. A new Pseudogonatodes from Peru with remarks on other species of the genus. Copeia 1970 (3): 538—542 - get paper here
  • MONTES-CORREA, ANDRÉS CAMILO; LILIANA P. SABOYÁ-ACOSTA, JUAN DAVID JIMÉNEZ-BOLAÑO, TEDDY ANGARITA-SIERRA, VLADIMIR BRICEÑO-PÉREZ, SAMUEL NÚÑEZ, JUAN MANUEL RENJIFO, WALTER E. SCHARGEL, JUAN D. DAZA, MARINUS S. HOOGMOED 2021. Extended diagnosis of the type species of Pseudogonatodes Ruthven 1915 (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae). Zootaxa 4915 (1): 041–059 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Ruthven, Alexander G. 1915. Description of a new genus and species of lizard of the family Gekkonidæ. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (19): 1-3 - get paper here
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