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Sphaerodactylus dacnicolor BARBOUR, 1910

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Jamaican Tailspotted Geckolet, Eastern Jamaican sharpnosed Sphaero 
SynonymSphaerodactylus oxyrhinus dacnicolor BARBOUR 1910: 292
Sphaerodactylus oxyrhinus dacnicolor — THOMAS 1975
Sphaerodactylus oxyrhinus dacnicolor — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988
Sphaerodactylus dacnicolor — WILSON 2011
Sphaerodactylus dacnicolor — POWELL & HENDERSON 2012 
DistributionNE Jamaica, elevation 0-792 ft.

Type locality: Port Antonio, Portland Parish, Jamaica  
Reproductionoviparous (not imputed, fide Zimin et al. 2022) 
TypesSyntypes: MCZ 7276 
CommentFor illustrations see Barbour, 1921; Thomas, 1975. 
  • Barbour, T. 1910. Notes on the herpetology of Jamaica. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 52: 273—301 - get paper here
  • Powell, R., and R. W. Henderson, Eds. 2012. Island lists of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 2:85–166 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1988. West Indian Amphibian and Reptiles: A Checklist. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. No. 74: 264 pp. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Thomas, R. 1975. The argus group of West Indian Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Herpetologica 31: 177-195. - get paper here
  • Wilson, Byron S. 2011. Conservation of Jamaican amphibians and reptiles. In: Hailey et al., eds, Conservation of Caribbean Island Herpetofaunas Volume 2: 273-310 - get paper here
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