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Sphaerodactylus notatus  Baird, 1859
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174083

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Reef 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   
                               FamilySphaerodactylidae   
                                  GenusSphaerodactylus Wagler, 1830 – Dwarf Geckos  
                                     SpeciesSphaerodactylus notatus Baird, 1859 – Reef Gecko  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Sphaerodactylus notatus amaurus Schwartz, 1966  
                                        Subspecies Sphaerodactylus notatus atactus Schwartz, 1966  
                                        Subspecies Sphaerodactylus notatus exsul Barbour, 1914  
                                        Subspecies Sphaerodactylus notatus notatus Baird, 1859 – Florida Reef Gecko 
                                        Subspecies Sphaerodactylus notatus peltastes Schwartz, 1966  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus notatus    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus notatus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus notatus   
       
  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 notatus, Reef Gecko [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baird, Spencer F.  
  Publication Date: 1859   
  Article/Chapter Title: Description of new genera and species of North American lizards in the museum of the Smithsonian Institution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 10   
  Page(s): 253-256   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: original description   
       
  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)   
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus notatus   
       
  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   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphaerodactylus notatus   
       

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

 

   

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