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