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Pseudogonatodes peruvianus HUEY & DIXON, 1970

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Peru Clawed Gecko 
SynonymPseudogonatodes peruvianus HUEY & DIXON 1970
Pseudogonatodes peruvianus — KLUGE 1993
Pseudogonatodes peruvianus — RÖSLER 2000: 107 
DistributionPeru (Rio Utcubamba Valley)
Colombia [Castro, pers. comm.]

Type locality: Peru, Amazonas, Tingo, Rio Utcubamba  
TypesHolotype: MVZ 82136 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: An average sized Pseudogonatodes with a maximum snout-vent length of 31 mm; nine lamellae beneath fourth toe; toes lacking enlargement of third distal lamella; granular dorsum; 79-90 granules and scales around midbody; 55-59 transverse belly scales from gular granules to anus (Huey & Dixon 1970). 
EtymologyNamed after its distribution in Peru. 
  • 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
  • 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
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