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Sphaerodactylus storeyae GRANT, 1944

IUCN Red List - Sphaerodactylus storeyae - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaSphaerodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Los Canarreos Geckolet, Isle of Pine sphaero 
SynonymSphaerodactylus storeyae GRANT 1944
Sphaerodactylus storeyae — WERMUTH 1965: 174
Sphaerodactylus oliveri storeyae — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991
Sphaerodactylus oliveri storeyae — KLUGE 1993
Sphaerodactylus storeyae — HEDGES & GARRIDO 1993
Sphaerodactylus oliveri storeyae — RÖSLER 2000: 114 
DistributionCuba (Isle of Pines = Juventud, Cantiles)

Type locality: Isle of Pines near Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: CAS-SUR 9296 Stanford University Nat Hist Mus R9296, immature female 
CommentBelongs to the scaber group of Sphaerodactylus. 
EtymologyNamed after Margaret Hamilton Storey (1900-1960), an ichthyologist and herpetologist who researched and collected in Cuba. She worked in the Natural History Museum, Stanford, California. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Grant, C. 1944. New sphaerodactyls from Cuba and the Isle of Pines. Herpetologica 2: 118-125. - get paper here
  • Hedges, S. B. and O.H. Garrido. 1993. A new species of gecko (Sphaerodactylus) from central Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 27 (3): 300-306. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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