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Chondrodactylus bibronii  (A. Smith, 1846)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 818181

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pachydactylus bibronii (A. Smith, 1846)
    Tarentola bibronii A. Smith, 1846
  Common Name(s): Bibron's Sand Gecko [English]
    Bibron's Gecko [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyGekkonidae  – Geckos  
                                  GenusChondrodactylus W. Peters, 1870 – Sand Geckos  
                                     SpeciesChondrodactylus bibronii (A. Smith, 1846) – Bibron's Sand Gecko, Bibron's Gecko  

  Expert: Aaron Bauer, Ph.D.  
  Notes: Professor, Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology   
  Reference for: Chondrodactylus bibronii    
  Other Source(s):    
  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   
  Reference for: Chondrodactylus bibronii, Bibron's Sand Gecko [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bauer, Aaron M., and Trip Lamb  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic Relationships of southern African geckos in the Pachydactylus Group (Squamata: Gekkonidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: African Journal of Herpetology, vol. 54, no. 2   
  Page(s): 105-129   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0441-6651   
  Reference for: Chondrodactylus bibronii   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  






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