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Sphaerodactylus pimienta THOMAS, HEDGES & GARRIDO, 1998

IUCN Red List - Sphaerodactylus pimienta - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Cuban Pepper Geckolet, Pepper sphaero 
SynonymSphaerodactylus pimienta THOMAS, HEDGES & GARRIDO 1998
Sphaerodactylus pimienta — RÖSLER 2000: 113 
DistributionCuba (Sierra Maestra)

Type locality: near La Pimienta (1.5 km WSW La Tabla), Tercer Frente municipality, Santiago de Cuba Province  
TypesHolotype: MNHNCu 4417 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Fong, A. & Diaz 2004. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the southeastern coast of Cuba. Solenodon 4: 73-84
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Thomas, R., S. B. Hedges, and O. H. Garrido. 1998. A new gecko (Sphaerodactylus) from the Sierra Maestra of Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 32 (1): 66-69. - get paper here
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