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Sphaerodactylus caicosensis COCHRAN, 1934

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Caicos Geckolet, Caicos Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus caicosensis COCHRAN 1934: 7
Sphaerodactylus caicosensis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 474
Sphaerodactylus caicosensis — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus caicosensis — RÖSLER 2000: 111 
DistributionBahamas (South Caica, Long Cay), South Caicos Island

Type locality: South Caicos Island, Caicos Islands.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 81443. 
CommentFor illustrations see Schwartz, 1968. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Cochran, D. M. 1934. Herpetological collections from the West Indies made by Dr. Paul Bartsch under The Walter Rathbone Bacon Scholarship, 1928-1930. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 92 (7): 1-48. - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schwartz, A. 1968. The geckos (Sphaerodactylus) of the southern Bahama Islands. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 39: 227-271. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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