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Pseudogonatodes manessi AVILA-PIRES & HOOGMOED, 2000

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymPseudogonatodes manessi AVILA-PIRES & HOOGMOED 2000 
DistributionVenezuela (Aragua, Miranda)

Type locality: Rancho Grande, Parque Nacional Henri Pittier, 12 km NW NW of Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela.  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 26965 
CommentPrevious records of P. lunulatus may be in fact Pseudogonatodes manessi. 
EtymologyNamed after Scott J. Maness, who accompanied M. Hoogmoed while collecting in Rancho Grande. Scott Maness died fighting a forest fire in Florida. 
  • 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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
  • RIVAS, G., F. ROJAS-RUNJAIC & C. L. BARRIO-AMORÓS. 2006. Geographic Distribution. Pseudogonatodes manessi. Herpetological Review 37 (1): 106 - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
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