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Coleonyx switaki  (Murphy, 1974)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174040

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Barefoot Gecko [English]
 
    Cuija descalza [Spanish]
 
    Switak's Banded Gecko [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderGekkota   
                               FamilyEublepharidae  – Eublepharid Geckos  
                                  GenusColeonyx Gray, 1845 – Banded Geckos  
                                     SpeciesColeonyx switaki (Murphy, 1974) – Barefoot Gecko, Cuija descalza, Switak's Banded Gecko  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Coleonyx switaki    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Coleonyx switaki    
       
  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: Coleonyx switaki   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Cuija descalza[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Coleonyx switaki   
       
  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: Coleonyx switaki, Switak's Banded Gecko [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):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Coleonyx switaki   
       
  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: Coleonyx switaki   
       
  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: Coleonyx switaki   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 59, no. 219   
  Page(s): 58982-59028   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Coleonyx switaki, Barefoot Gecko [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Potential candidate without sufficient data on vulnerability, as published in Federal Register Volume 59, Number 219, Pages 58982 - 59028, November 15, 1994  
 

 

   

 
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