Sphaerodactylus siboney FONG & DIAZ, 2004
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|Higher Taxa||Sphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Siboney Gray-headed Geckolet|
|Synonym||Sphaerodactylus siboney FONG & DIAZ 2004|
Type locality: Cuba, Siboney, Santiago de Cuba, 40 m elevation
|Types||Holotype: BSC H 2205|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. A moderate-sized Sphaerodactylus (SVL to 32.2 mm) belonging to the nigropunctatus group (sensu Schwartz and Garrido, 1985); with granular and smooth dorsal scales (47-60 axilla to groin, 70-84 around midbody); 15-20 scales situated transversally on the snout; two or three postnasal scales; escutcheon of males large (80-125 scales) with extensions onto thighs; no cross banding in females and juveniles, with yellowish coloration on body and legs, head gray anterior to the ear; males dark yellow on body and legs, a dark yellow nape, head with dark brown small dots, also present in the throat.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||named after the type locality.|
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