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Sphaerodactylus sommeri GRAHAM, 1981

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Northwest Haitian Banded Geckolet, TerreNueve Least Gecko 
SynonymSphaerodactylus sommeri GRAHAM 1981: 363
Sphaerodactylus sommeri — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 536
Sphaerodactylus sommeri — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus sommeri — RÖSLER 2000: 114 
DistributionHaiti (St.Nicolas), Hispaniola

Type locality: 12.2 km W Ca Soleil, Departement de l’Artibonite, Haiti  
TypesHolotype: USNM 197337 
CommentFor illustrations see Graham, 1981.

Abundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Graham, F. D., Jr. 1981. A new species of lizard (Sphaerodactylus) from northwestern Haiti. Journal of Herpetology 15 (3): 363-366. - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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