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Sphaerodactylus  Wagler, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174071

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Dwarf Geckos [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderGekkota   
                               FamilySphaerodactylidae   
                                  GenusSphaerodactylus Wagler, 1830 – Dwarf Geckos  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus altavelensis Noble and Hassler, 1933  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus argivus Garman, 1888  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus argus Gosse, 1850 – Ocellated Dwarf Gecko, Ocellated Gekko, Ocellated Gecko, Geco-enano ocelado 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus ariasae Hedges and Thomas, 2001  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus armasi Schwartz and Garrido, 1974  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus armstrongi Noble and Hassler, 1933  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus asterulus Schwartz and Graham, 1980  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus beattyi Grant, 1937 – Cotton Ginner Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus becki Schmidt, 1919 – Navassa Dwarf Gecko, Navassa Island Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus bromeliarum G. Peters and Schwartz, 1977  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus caicosensis Cochran, 1934  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus callocricus Schwartz, 1976  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus celicara Garrido and Schwartz, 1982  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus cinereus Wagler, 1830  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus clenchi Shreve, 1968  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus cochranae Ruibal, 1946  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus copei Steindachner, 1867  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus corticola Garman, 1888  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus cricoderus R. Thomas, Hedges and Garrido, 1992  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus cryphius R. Thomas and Schwartz, 1977  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus darlingtoni Shreve, 1968  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus difficilis Barbour, 1914  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus dimorphicus Fong and Diaz, 2004  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus docimus Schwartz and Garrido, 1985  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus dunni Schmidt, 1936  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus elasmorhynchus R. Thomas, 1966  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus elegans Macleay, 1834 – Ashy Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus elegantulus Barbour, 1917  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus epiurus R. Thomas and Hedges, 1993  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus fantasticus Duméril and Bibron, 1836  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus gaigeae Grant, 1932 – Gaige's Dwarf Gecko, Pandura's Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus gilvitorques Cope, 1862  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus glaucus Cope, 1865 – Geco-enano collarejo 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus goniorhynchus Cope, 1895  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus graptolaemus Harris and Kluge, 1984  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus heliconiae Harris, 1982  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus homolepis Cope, 1886  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus inaguae Noble and Klingel, 1932  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus intermedius Barbour and Ramsden, 1919  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus kirbyi Lazell, 1994  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus klauberi Grant, 1931 – Klauber's Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus ladae R. Thomas and Hedges, 1988  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus lazelli Shreve, 1968  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus leucaster Schwartz, 1973  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus levinsi Heatwole, 1968 – Desecheo Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus lineolatus Lichtenstein and Von Martens, 1856  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus macrolepis Günther, 1859 – Common Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus mariguanae Cochran, 1934  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus microlepis Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus micropithecus Schwartz, 1977 – Monito Dwarf Gecko, Monito Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus millepunctatus Hallowell, 1861 – Geco-enano punteado 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus molei Boettger, 1894 – Mole's Gecko, Tobago Least Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus monensis Meerwarth, 1901 – Mona Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus nicholsi Grant, 1931 – Nichols' Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus nigropunctatus Gray, 1845  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus notatus Baird, 1859 – Reef Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus nycteropus R. Thomas and Schwartz, 1977  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus ocoae Schwartz and R. Thomas, 1977  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus oliveri Grant, 1944  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus omoglaux R. Thomas, 1982  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus oxyrhinus Gosse, 1850  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus pacificus Stejneger, 1903  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus parkeri Grant, 1939  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus parthenopion R. Thomas, 1965  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus parvus W. King, 1962  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus perissodactylius R. Thomas and Hedges, 1988  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus phyzacinus R. Thomas, 1964  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus pimienta R. Thomas, Hedges and Garrido, 1998  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus plummeri R. Thomas and Hedges, 1992  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus ramsdeni Ruibal, 1959  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus randi Shreve, 1968  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus rhabdotus Schwartz, 1970  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus richardi Hedges and Garrido, 1993  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus richardsonii Gray, 1845  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus roosevelti Grant, 1931 – Roosevelt's Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus rosaurae Parker, 1940  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus ruibali Grant, 1959  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus sabanus Cochran, 1938  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus samanensis Cochran, 1932  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus savagei Shreve, 1968  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus scaber Barbour and Ramsden, 1919  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus scapularis Boulenger, 1902  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus schuberti R. Thomas and Hedges, 1998  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus schwartzi R. Thomas, Hedges and Garrido, 1992  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus semasiops R. Thomas, 1975  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus shrevei Lazell, 1961  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus siboney Fong and Diaz, 2004  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus sommeri Graham, 1981  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus sputator (Sparrman, 1784)  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus storeyae Grant, 1944  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus streptophorus R. Thomas and Schwartz, 1977  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus thompsoni Schwartz and Franz, 1976  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus torrei Barbour, 1914  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus townsendi Grant, 1931 – Townsend's Dwarf Gecko 
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus underwoodi Schwartz, 1968  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus vincenti Boulenger, 1891  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus williamsi R. Thomas and Schwartz, 1983  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus zygaena Schwartz and R. Thomas, 1977  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.   
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus   
       
  Source: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians ..., ed. 6.1, website (version 6.1)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Boundy, J., F. Burbrink, J. Campbell, B. Crother, K. de Quiroz, D. Frost, R. Highton, J. Iverson, F. Kraus, R. McDiarmid, J. Mendelson III, P. Meylen, R. Pyron, T. Reeder, M. Seidel, S. Tilley and D. Wake (Crother, B., ed.). Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. Edition 6.1, Last updated: 24 May 2011. Available at http://www.ssarherps.org/pages/comm_names/Index.php   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus, Dwarf Geckos [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus   
       

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