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Taxonomy of the genus Sphaerodactylus Biodiversity of the family Sphaerodactylidae

Bibliography of the genus
Sphaerodactylus (Least Geckos)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Sphaerodactylidae)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


Sphaerodactylus in general

Anonymous. 2002. World's smallest lizard is a gecko. Chit Chat (Newsletter of the GGA) (9): 7-8.

Barbour, T. 1921. Sphaerodactylus. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard 47(3): 217-278.

Böhme, W. 1986. Kugelfingergeckos - Miniatürechsen mit langer Geschichte. Aquarien Magazin 20(6): 245-249.

Cerny, M. 1994. Kubanische Kugelfingergeckos. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 47(10): 656-659.

Cheng, H.Y. 1984. Resource allocation tactics: repair versus reproduction in Sphaerodactylus geckos (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Dissertation Abstracts International B Sciences and Engineering 45(6): 1697.

Glor, R.E.; Flecker, A.S.; Benard, M.F.; Power, A.G. 2001. Lizard diversity and agricultural disturbance in a Caribbean forest landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation 10(5): 711-723.

Grant, C. 1931. The Sphaerodactyla of Porto Rico, Culebra and Mona Islands. Journal Dept. Agric. Porto Rico 15: 199-213.

Grant, C. 1957. The lost Sphaerodactyl (Reptilia: Lacertilla) of Cuba. Herpetologica 13: 147-148.

Grant, C. 1959. Identification and description of Sphaerodactylus. Herpetologica 15: 56-57.

Harris, D.M. 1982. The Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) of South America. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 704: 1-31.

Harris, D.M.; Kluge, A.G. 1984. The Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) of Middle America. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 706: 1-59.

Harris, M.B. 1997. The lizards of Redonda. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 59: 30-34.

Hass, C.A. 1991. Evolution and biogeography of West Indian Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae): a molecular approach. Journal of Zoology (London) 225(4): 525-561.

Hass, C.A. 1996. Relationships among West Indian geckos of the genus Sphaerodactylus: a preliminary analysis of mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA sequences. pp. 175-194. In: Powell, R. & Henderson, R.W. (eds.). Contributions to West Indian herpetology: a tribute to Albert Schwartz. SSAR (Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles). 457 pp. (Contributions to Herpetology no. 12).

Hedges, S.B.; Garrido, O.H. 1993. A new species of gecko (Sphaerodactylus) from central Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 27(3): 300-306.

Huey, R.B.; Deutsch, C.A.; Tewksbury, J.J.; Vitt, L.J.; Hertz, P.E.; Alvarez Perez, H.J.; Garland, T. 2009. Why tropical forest lizards are vulnerable to climate warming. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences Series B 276(1664): 1939-1948.

Kaup, B. 2012. [Colourful tiny creatures: geckos in the living room]. (In German). Reptilia (D) 17(97): 39-45.

King, W. 1962. Systematics of lesser Antillean lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 7: 1-52.

Kluge, A.G. 1995. Cladistic relationships of sphaerodactyl lizards. American Museum Novitates 3139: 1-23.

Lazell, J.D. 1967. Colour change in the gecko Sphaerodactylus. Copeia 1967: 222-223.

Montgomery, C.E.; Griffith Rodriguez, E.J.; Ross, H.L.; Jaramillo, C.A.; Lips, K.R. 2006. Natural history notes: Urotheca decipiens (Collared Glass-tailed Snake). Diet. Herpetological Review 37(2): 236.

Nava, S.S. 2006. Size does matter. Iguana (West Hartford) 13(1): 16-21.

Peters, W.C.H. 1874. Über neue Saurier (Spćriodactylus, Anolis, Phrynosoma, Tropidolepisma, Lygosoma, Ophioscincus) aus Centralamerica, Mexico und Australien. Monatsberichte der Königlich Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1873(November): 738-747.

Regalado, R. 2006. Reproduction and growth of seven species of dwarf geckos, Sphaerodactylus (Gekkonidae), in captivity. Herpetological Review 37(1): 13-20.

Regalado, R. 2012. Social behavior of dwarf geckos (Sphaerodactylus): a comparative repertoire. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 24(4): 344-366.

Rogner, M. 2010. Gonatodes und Sphaerodactylus: Terrarienhaltung und Vermehrung von Zwerggeckos. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 63(2): 58-62.

Röll, B. 2006. Kugelfingergeckos - Sphaerodactylus. Natur und Tier-Verlag, Münster. 62 pp.

Schmidt, M. 1992. Kugelfinger-Geckos von Martinique. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 45(1): 25-27.

Schwartz, A. 1973. Sphaerodactylus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 142: 1-2.

Schwartz, A. 1977. The geckoes (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of the genus Sphaerodactylus of the Dominican Peninsula de Barahona, Hispaniola. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 90(2): 243-254.

Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 1. Sphaerodactylus difficilis, S. clenchi and S. lazelli. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 5-30.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1981. Las salamanquitas cubanos del genero Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). 1. El grupo copei. Poeyana 230: 1-27.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1985. The Cuban lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology 62: 1-67.

Schwartz, A.; Graham, E.D. 1980. The shrevei group of Hispaniolan Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany 22(1): 1-15.

Smith, H.M.; MacDougall, T. 1954. The status and origin of the geckos of the genus Sphaerodactylus on the Pacific slope of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. Herpetologica 10: 21-30.

Surget-Groba, Y.; Thorpe, R.S. 2013. A likelihood framework analysis of an island radiation: phylogeography of the Lesser Antillean gecko Sphaerodactylus vincenti, in comparison with the anole Anolis roquet. Journal of Biogeography 40(1): 105-116.

Taylor, E.H. 1947. A review of the Mexican form of the lizard genus Sphaerodactylus. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 81(2): 299-309.

Thomas, R. 1968. Notes on Antillean Geckos (Sphaerodactylus). Herpetologica 24: 46-60.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1966. Sphaerodactylus (Gekkonidae) in the Greater Puerto Rico region. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum Biological Sciences 10: 193-260.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gakkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 2. Sphaerodactylus savagei, S. cochranae, S. darlingtoni, S. armstrongi, S. streptophorus and conclusions. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 31-60.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. Variation in Hispaniolian Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). pp. 86-98. In: Rhodin, A.G.J. & Miyata, K. (eds.). Advances in herpetology and evolutionary biology. Essays in honor of Ernest E. Williams. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 725 pp.

Vergner, I. 1998. Gecko-Zwerge aus der Gattung Sphaerodactylus. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 51(8): 516-519.

Sphaerodactylus alphus

McCranie, J.R.; Hedges, S.B. 2013. Two additional new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Sphaerodactylidae) from the Honduran Bay Islands. Zootaxa 3694(1): 40-50.

Sphaerodactylus altavelensis

Cunningham, C.A.; Tulloch, J.S.; Powell, R. 1993. Food habits of four Hispaniolan species of Sphaerodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Herpetological Natural History 1(2): 91-93.

Noble, G.K.; Hassler, W.G. 1933. Two new species of frogs, five new species and a new race of lizards from the Dominican Republic. American Museum Novitates 652: 1-17.

Powell, R.; Thornhill, S.G.; Smith, D.G. 1989. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus a. altavelensis (NCN). Herpetological Review 20(1): 13.

Shreve, B. 1968. The notatus group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in Hispaniola. Breviora 280: 1-28.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. Variation in Hispaniolian Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). pp. 86-98. In: Rhodin, A.G.J. & Miyata, K. (eds.). Advances in herpetology and evolutionary biology. Essays in honor of Ernest E. Williams. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 725 pp.

Sphaerodactylus argus

Harris, D.M.; Kluge, A.G. 1984. The Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) of Middle America. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 706: 1-59.

Klarsfeld, J.D. 1996. Observations of a wild population of ocellated geckos, Sphaerodactylus argus. Vivarium (Lakeside) 8(3): 32-34.

Krysko, K.L.; King, F.W. 2002. The ocellated gecko, Sphaerodactylus argus argus, in the Florida Keys: An apparent case of an extirpated non-native species. Caribbean Journal of Science 38(1-2): 139-140.

Krysko, K.L.; Sheehy, C.M. 2005. Ecological status of the ocellated gecko, Sphaerodactylus argus argus Gosse 1850, in Florida, with additional herpetological notes from the Florida Keys. Caribbean Journal of Science 41(1): 169-172.

Regalado, R. 2012. Social behavior of dwarf geckos (Sphaerodactylus): a comparative repertoire. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 24(4): 344-366.

Regalado, R. 2015. Does dichromatism variation affect sex recognition in dwarf geckos. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 27(1): 56-73.

Savage, J.M. 1954. Notulae Herpetologicae. 1. Sphaerodactylus argus argus, geographic extensions. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 57(3): 326-334.

Torres, J.; Marrero, R.; Rodríguez-Cabrera, T.M. 2016. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus argus (Jamaican Stippled Sphaero). Herpetological Review 47(1): 82.

Sphaerodactylus ariasae

Hedges, S.B.; Thomas, R. 2001. At the lower size limit in amniote vertebrates: A new diminutive lizard from the West Indies. Caribbean Journal of Science 37(3-4): 168-173.

Sphaerodactylus armasi

Alfonso, Y.U.; Charruau, P.; Fajardo, G.; Estrada, A.R. 2012. Interspecific communal oviposition and reproduction of three lizard species in southeastern Cuba. Herpetology Notes 5: 73-77.

Sphaerodactylus armstrongi

Noble, G.K.; Hassler, W.G. 1933. Two new species of frogs, five new species and a new race of lizards from the Dominican Republic. American Museum Novitates 652: 1-17.

Thomas, R. 1982. A new dwarf Sphaerodactylus from Haiti (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(1): 81-88.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gakkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 2. Sphaerodactylus savagei, S. cochranae, S. darlingtoni, S. armstrongi, S. streptophorus and conclusions. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 31-60.

Sphaerodactylus asterulus

Cunningham, C.A.; Tulloch, J.S.; Powell, R. 1993. Food habits of four Hispaniolan species of Sphaerodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Herpetological Natural History 1(2): 91-93.

Schwartz, A.; Graham, E.D. 1980. The shrevei group of Hispaniolan Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany 22(1): 1-15.

Sphaerodactylus beattyi

MacLean, W.P.; Holt, R.D. 1979. Distribution patterns in St Croix Sphaerodactylus lizards: the taxon cycle in action. Biotropica 11(3): 189-195.

Sphaerodactylus becki

Powell, R. 1999. Herpetology of Navassa Island, West Indies. Caribbean Journal of Science 35(1-2): 1-13.

Powell, R. 1999. Sphaerodactylus becki. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 697: 1-2.

Schmidt, K.P. 1919. Descriptions of new amphibians and reptiles from Santo Domingo and Navassa. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 41: 519-525.

Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum

Garrido, O.H.; Schwartz, A. 1982. A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from eastern Cuba. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(2): 392-397.

Iturriaga, M.; González, A. 2015. Natural history notes: Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum. Size record. Herpetological Review 46(4): 635.

Peters, G.; Schwartz, A. 1972. Ein neuer, bromelien-bewohnender Kugelfingergecko (Gekkonidae: Sphaerodactylus) aus Oriente/Cuba. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 48(2): 393-399.

Sphaerodactylus callocricus

Schwartz, A. 1976. A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) from the Republica Dominicana. Florida Scientist 39(2): 65-70.

Sphaerodactylus celicara

Garrido, O.H.; Schwartz, A. 1982. A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from eastern Cuba. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(2): 392-397.

Sphaerodactylus cinereus

Cochran, D.M. 1931. A new lizard from Haiti (Sphaerodactylus stejnegeri). Copeia 1931: 89-91.

Collette, B.B. 1963. Arboreality, lamellae, and body size in two species of Cuban geckos. Copeia 1962: 644-645.

Graham, E.D.; Schwartz, A. 1978. Status of the name Sphaerodactylus cinereus Wagler and variation in 'Sphaerodactylus stejnegeri' Cochran. Florida Scientist 41(4): 243-251.

Grant, C. 1948. Pattern changes in Sphaerodactylus and a comparison of Cuban and Haitian series of S. cinereus. Journal Ent. Zool. 40: 69-71.

Grant, C. 1949. Sexual dichromatism in Sphaerodactylus stejnegeri. Copeia 1949(1): 74-75.

Holanova, V. 2003. Sphaerodactylus cinereus. Reptilia (GB) 28: 51-55.

Mittleman, M.B. 1950. Insular variation in the lizard Sphaerodactylus cinereus. Herpetologica 6: 60-66.

Mittleman, M.B. 1950. Miscellaneous notes on some amphibians and reptiles from southeastern United States. Herpetologica 6(2): 20-24.

Ober, L.D. 1970. Redescription of Sphaerodactylus stejnegeri Cochran. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 33: 244-246.

Olexa, A. 1973. Kugelfingergecko Sphaerodactylus cinereus Wagler, 1930. Aquarium Aqua Terra 7(52): 414-415.

Roll, B. 1995. Epidermal fine structure of the toe tips of Sphaerodactylus cinereus (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Journal of Zoology (London) 235(2): 289-300.

Schwartz, A.; Ogren, L.H. 1956. A collection of reptiles and amphibians from Cuba, with the descriptions of two new forms. Herpetologica 12: 91-110.

Stejneger, L.H. 1922. Two geckos new to the fauna of the United States. Copeia 1922(108): 56.

Sphaerodactylus clenchi

Cunningham, C.A.; Tulloch, J.S.; Powell, R. 1993. Food habits of four Hispaniolan species of Sphaerodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Herpetological Natural History 1(2): 91-93.

Leuck, B.E.; Hughes, K.W.; Hsien, Y.C. 1990. Social displays of experimentally paired dwarf geckos (Sphaerodactylus clenchi). Journal of Herpetology 24(4): 417-418.

Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 1. Sphaerodactylus difficilis, S. clenchi and S. lazelli. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 5-30.

Shreve, B. 1968. The notatus group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in Hispaniola. Breviora 280: 1-28.

Sphaerodactylus cochranae

Powell, R.; Henderson, R.W. 2008. Sphaerodactylus cochranae. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 851: 1-2.

Ruibal, R. 1946. A new Sphaerodactylus from the Dominican Republic. American Museum Novitates 1308: 1-4.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gakkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 2. Sphaerodactylus savagei, S. cochranae, S. darlingtoni, S. armstrongi, S. streptophorus and conclusions. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 31-60.

Sphaerodactylus continentalis

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1979. Opinion 1117. Refusal of request for two rulings concerning the names of species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia Lacertilia). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 35(4): 209-211.

McCranie, J.R.; Hedges, S.B. 2012. Two new species of geckos from Honduras and resurrection of Sphaerodactylus continentalis Werner from the synonymy of Sphaerodactylus millepunctatus Hallowell (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Sphaerodactylidae). Zootaxa 3492: 65-76.

Smith, H.M.; Terentjev, P.V. 1963. Sphaerodactylus argus continentalis Werner, 1896 (Reptilia: Lacertilia): request for a ruling on interpretation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 20: 367-369.

Sphaerodactylus copei

Hedges, S.B. 2010. Sphaerodactylus copei (Haitian Big-scaled Sphaero). Distribution. Caribbean Herpetology 8: 1.

Schwartz, A. 1975. New subspecies of Sphaerodactylus copei Steindachner (Sauria, Gekkonidae) from Hispaniola. Herpetologica 31(1): 1-18.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1981. Las salamanquitas cubanos del genero Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). 1. El grupo copei. Poeyana 230: 1-27.

Schwartz, A.; Thomas, R. 1964. Subspeciation in Sphaerodactylus copei. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 27: 316-332.

Sphaerodactylus corticola

Schwartz, A. 1968. The geckos (Sphaerodactylus) of the southern Bahama Islands. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 39(17): 227-271.

Sphaerodactylus cricoderus

Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B.; Garrido, O.H. 1992. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus from eastern Cuba (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Herpetologica 48(3): 358-367.

Sphaerodactylus cryphius

Thomas, R. 1982. A new dwarf Sphaerodactylus from Haiti (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(1): 81-88.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1977. Three new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Hispaniola. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 46(4): 33-43.

Sphaerodactylus darlingtoni

Shreve, B. 1968. The notatus group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in Hispaniola. Breviora 280: 1-28.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gakkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 2. Sphaerodactylus savagei, S. cochranae, S. darlingtoni, S. armstrongi, S. streptophorus and conclusions. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 31-60.

Sphaerodactylus difficilis

Cunningham, C.A.; Tulloch, J.S.; Powell, R. 1993. Food habits of four Hispaniolan species of Sphaerodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Herpetological Natural History 1(2): 91-93.

Grant, C. 1952. Sexual and growth changes in the pattern of the gecko Sphaerodactylus difficilis Barbour. Copeia 1952: 187-188.

Rogner, M. 1997. Zur Herpetofauna des Nordens der Dominikanischen Republik. Teil 2 (Schluss): Maskenleguan, Geckos, Regenwurmschlange und Schmuckschildkröte. Aquarium (Bornheim) 339: 50-53.

Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 1. Sphaerodactylus difficilis, S. clenchi and S. lazelli. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 5-30.

Sphaerodactylus dimorphicus

Fong-G., A.; Diaz, L.M. 2004. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the southeastern coast of Cuba. Solenodon 4: 73-84.

Sphaerodactylus docimus

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1985. The Cuban lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology 62: 1-67.

Sphaerodactylus dunni

Köhler, G.; Ferrari, J.A. 2011. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus dunni (NCN). Herpetological Review 42(1): 113.

Sphaerodactylus elasmorhynchus

Thomas, R. 1966. A new Hispaniolan gecko. Breviora 253: 1-5.

Sphaerodactylus elegans

Epler, J.H. 1986. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus elegans (Ashy Gecko). Herpetological Review 17(1): 27.

Graham, E.D.; Schwartz, A. 1978. Status of the name Sphaerodactylus cinereus Wagler and variation in 'Sphaerodactylus stejnegeri' Cochran. Florida Scientist 41(4): 243-251.

Hedges, S.B. 2010. Sphaerodactylus elegans (Ashy Sphaero). Distribution. Caribbean Herpetology 4: 1.

Krysko, K.L.; Sheehy, C.M.; Hooper, A.N. 2003. Interspecific communal oviposition and reproduction of four species of lizards (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in the lower Florida Keys. Amphibia-Reptilia 24(3): 390-396.

Regalado, R. 1997. Social behavior of the ashy gecko (Sphaerodactylus elegans Macleay): repertoire and sex recognition. Herpetological Natural History 5(1): 41-52.

Regalado, R. 2012. Social behavior of dwarf geckos (Sphaerodactylus): a comparative repertoire. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 24(4): 344-366.

Regalado, R. 2015. Does dichromatism variation affect sex recognition in dwarf geckos. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 27(1): 56-73.

Schroeder, E.; Röll, B. 2001. Sphaerodactylus elegans MacCleay. Sauria (Berlin) 23(3): 513-516.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1985. The Cuban lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology 62: 1-67.

Somma, L.A.; Krysko, K.L. 2008. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus elegans elegans (Ashy Gecko). Herpetological Review 39(1): 110.

Vergner, I. 1998. Gecko-Zwerge aus der Gattung Sphaerodactylus. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 51(8): 516-519.

Sphaerodactylus epiurus

Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B. 1993. A new banded Sphaerodactylus from eastern Hispaniola (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Herpetologica 49(3): 350-354.

Sphaerodactylus fantasticus

Daniells, E.A.; Velez Espinet, N.J.; Thorpe, R.S.; Powell, R. 2010. Sphaerodactylus fantasticus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 876: 1-8.

Mudrack, W. 1974. Der Kugelfinger-Gecko. Aquarien Magazin 8(6): 235.

Reardon, J. 1996. Herping in the Caribbean. Part 4 or (a small wonder). Rephiberary 220: 6-7.

Thomas, R. 1964. The races of Sphaerodactylus fantasticus Dumeril & Bibron in the Lesser Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science 4: 373-390.

Thorpe, R.S.; Jones, A.G.; Malhotra, A.; Surget-Groba, Y. 2008. Adaptive radiation in Lesser Antillean lizards: molecular phylogenetics and species recognition in the Lesser Antillean dwarf gecko complex, Sphaerodactylus fantasticus. Molecular Ecology 17(6): 1489-1504.

Turk, P.A.; Wyszynski, N.N.; Powell, R.; Henderson, R.W. 2010. Population densities and water-loss rates of Gymnophthalmus pleii, Gymnophthalmus underwoodi (Gymnophthalmidae), and Sphaerodactylus fantasticus fuga (Sphaerodactylidae) on Dominica, West Indies. Salamandra 46(3): 125-130.

Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1974. The status of Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques Cope and of Sphaerodactylus nigropunctatus Gray (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Journal of Herpetology 8(4): 353-358.

Sphaerodactylus glaucus

García-Grajales, J.; Buenrostro-Silva, A.; Mata-Silva, V. 2014. Range extension of the least gecko, Sphaerodactylus glaucus Cope, 1865 (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in Oaxaca, Mexico. Check List 10(1): 205-206.

Harris, D.M.; Kluge, A.G. 1984. The Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) of Middle America. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 706: 1-59.

Henriquez, V.; Vaquerano, R. 2008. Sphaerodactylus glaucus (Cope, 1865) (Sauria, Gekkonidae), nuevo registro para la herpetofauna de El Salvador. Acta Zoologica Mexicana Nueva Serie 24(1): 237-238.

Parmerlee, J.; Powell, R. 1980. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus glaucus. Herpetological Review 11(4): 115-116.

Roll, B. 1996. Sphaerodactylus glaucus Cope. Sauria (Berlin) 18(3): 381-384.

Vásquez-Cruz, V.; Kelly-Hernández, A.; Reynoso-Martínez, A.; Fuentes-Moreno, A. 2018. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus glaucus (Collared Dwarf Gecko). Herpetological Review 49(4): 717.

Sphaerodactylus graptolaemus

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Sphaerodactylus guanajae

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Sphaerodactylus heliconiae

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Sphaerodactylus homolepis

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Sphaerodactylus intermedius

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Sphaerodactylus kirbyi

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Sphaerodactylus klauberi

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Sphaerodactylus ladae

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Sphaerodactylus lazelli

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Shreve, B. 1968. The notatus group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in Hispaniola. Breviora 280: 1-28.

Sphaerodactylus leonardovaldesi

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Sphaerodactylus leucaster

Schwartz, A. 1973. A third species of the hispaniolan shrevei group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 86(4): 35-40.

Schwartz, A. 1974. A new Cuban species Sphaerodactylus (Gekkonidae) of the nigropunctatus complex. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 87(30): 337-344.

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Sphaerodactylus levinsi

Heatwole, H. 1968. Herpetogeography of Puerto Rico. 5. Description of a new species of Sphaerodactylus from Desecheo Island. Breviora 292: 1-6.

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Sphaerodactylus lineolatus

Dunn, E.R. 1940. Notes on some American lizards and snakes in the Museum of Goteborg. Herpetologica 1940(1): 189-194.

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Taylor, E.H. 1956. Sphaerodactylus lineolatus (Reptilia: Lacertilia) in Mexico. Herpetologica 12: 283-284.

Sphaerodactylus macrolepis

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Grant, C. 1932. Sphaerodactylus grandisquamis, a valid species. Journal Dept. Agr. Porto Rico 16: 43-45.

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Sphaerodactylus microlepis

Schwartz, A. 1965. A new subspecies of the gecko Sphaerodactylus microlepis. Herpetologica 21: 261-269.

Sherriff, D.; Bloxam, Q.; Gibson, R. 1995. A report on the reptiles of Maria Island Major, St. Lucia, West Indies. Dodo 31: 103-111.

Sphaerodactylus micropithecus

Dodd, C.K. 1985. Sphaerodactylus micropithecus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 363: 1-2.

Dodd, C.K.; Ortiz-R., P.R. 1983. An endemic gecko in the Caribbean. Oryx 17(3): 119-121.

Dodd, C.K.; Ortiz-R., P.R. 1984. Variation of dorsal pattern and scale counts in the monito gecko, Sphaerodactylus micropithecus. Copeia 1984(3): 768-770.

Norkin, M. (ed.) 1980. Rulemaking actions. October 1980 Monito gecko proposed as endangered. Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 5(11): 10.

Schwartz, A. 1977. A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) from Isla Monito, West Indies. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 90(4): 985-992.

Sphaerodactylus millepunctatus

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Köhler, G. 1996. Additions to the known herpetofauna of Isla de Utila (Islas de la Bahia, Honduras) with the description of a new species of the genus Norops (Reptilia: Sauria: Iguanidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 76(1-2): 19-28.

McCranie, J.R.; Hedges, S.B. 2012. Two new species of geckos from Honduras and resurrection of Sphaerodactylus continentalis Werner from the synonymy of Sphaerodactylus millepunctatus Hallowell (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Sphaerodactylidae). Zootaxa 3492: 65-76.

Sphaerodactylus molei

Boos, H.E.A. 1984. Reptiles of Soldado Rock, Trinidad. Living World 1983-1984: 12.

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Sphaerodactylus nicholsi

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Lopez-Ortiz, R.; Lewis, A.R. 2004. Habitat selection by Sphaerodactylus nicholsi (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Herpetologica 60(4): 438-444.

Mayer, G.C. 1999. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus nicholsi (Nichols' Least Gecko). Herpetological Review 30(2): 111.

Murphy, R.W.; McCollum, F.C.; Gorman, G.C.; Thomas, R. 1984. Genetics of hybridizing populations of Puerto Rican Sphaerodactylus. Journal of Herpetology 18(2): 93-105.

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Sphaerodactylus nigropunctatus

Barbour, T. 1933. A lizard from Cuba. Copeia 1933: 221.

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Grant, C. 1957. The status of Sphaerodactylus nigropunctatus, a Neotropical gecko. Natural History Miscellanea 158: 1-4.

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Schwartz, A. 1972. A new subspecies of Sphaerodactylus decoratus (Sauria, Gekkonidae) from the Bahama Islands. Herpetologica 28(3): 247-251.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1985. The Cuban lizards of the genus Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). Milwaukee Public Museum Contributions in Biology and Geology 62: 1-67.

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Sphaerodactylus notatus

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Collette, B.B. 1963. Arboreality, lamellae, and body size in two species of Cuban geckos. Copeia 1962: 644-645.

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Garrido, O.H.; Schwartz, A. 1982. A new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from eastern Cuba. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(2): 392-397.

Grant, C. 1958. Sexual dichromatism in Sphaerodactylus notatus. Herpetologica 14: 184.

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Krysko, K.L.; Sheehy, C.M.; Hooper, A.N. 2003. Interspecific communal oviposition and reproduction of four species of lizards (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in the lower Florida Keys. Amphibia-Reptilia 24(3): 390-396.

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Schwartz, A. 1965. Geographic variation in Sphaerodactylus notatus Baird. Revista de Biologia Tropical 13: 161-185.

Schwartz, A. 1970. Sphaerodactylus notatus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 90: 1-2.

Sphaerodactylus nycteropus

Thomas, R. 1982. A new dwarf Sphaerodactylus from Haiti (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(1): 81-88.

Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1977. Three new species of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Hispaniola. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 46(4): 33-43.

Sphaerodactylus ocoae

Schwartz, A. 1977. The geckoes (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of the genus Sphaerodactylus of the Dominican Peninsula de Barahona, Hispaniola. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 90(2): 243-254.

Schwartz, A.; Thomas, R. 1977. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Gekkonidae) from Hispaniola. Journal of Herpetology 11(1): 61-66.

Sphaerodactylus oliveri

Hedges, S.B.; Garrido, O.H. 1993. A new species of gecko (Sphaerodactylus) from central Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 27(3): 300-306.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1981. Las salamanquitas cubanos del genero Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). 1. El grupo copei. Poeyana 230: 1-27.

Sphaerodactylus omoglaux

Thomas, R. 1982. A new dwarf Sphaerodactylus from Haiti (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(1): 81-88.

Sphaerodactylus parkeri

Grant, C. 1939. Two new Sphaerodactyls from Jamaica. Copeia 1939: 7-13.

Sphaerodactylus parthenopion

Mayer, G.C.; Lazell, J.D. 1988. Distributional records for reptiles and amphibians from the Puerto Rican Bank. Herpetological Review 19(1): 23-24.

Thomas, R. 1965. A new gecko from the Virgin Islands. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 28: 117-122.

Sphaerodactylus parvus

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Nava, S.S.; Lindsay, C.R.; Powell, R.; Henderson, R.W. 2002. Sphaerodactylus parvus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 752: 752.1-752.2.

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Powell, R.; Henderson, R.W. 2001. On the taxonomic status of some Lesser Antillean lizards. Caribbean Journal of Science 37(3-4): 288-290.

Sphaerodactylus perissodactylus

Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B. 1988. Two new geckos (Sphaerodactylus) from the Sierra Martin Garcia of Hispaniola. Herpetologica 44(1): 96-104.

Sphaerodactylus phyzacinus

Powell, R.; Henderson, R.W.; Thorpe, R.S. 2010. Sphaerodactylus phyzacinus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 877: 1-3.

Sphaerodactylus pimienta

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Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B.; Garrido, O.H. 1998. A new gecko (Sphaerodactylus) from the Sierra Maestra of Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 32(1): 66-69.

Sphaerodactylus plummeri

Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B. 1992. An unusual new Sphaerodactylus from Hispaniola (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Journal of Herpetology 26(3): 289-292.

Sphaerodactylus poindexteri

McCranie, J.R.; Hedges, S.B. 2013. Two additional new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Sphaerodactylidae) from the Honduran Bay Islands. Zootaxa 3694(1): 40-50.

Sphaerodactylus ramsdeni

Ruibal, R. 1959. A new species of Sphaerodactylus from Oriente, Cuba. Herpetologica 15: 89-93.

Sphaerodactylus randi

Schwartz, A. 1977. The geckoes (Sauria, Gekkonidae) of the genus Sphaerodactylus of the Dominican Peninsula de Barahona, Hispaniola. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 90(2): 243-254.

Shreve, B. 1968. The notatus group of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in Hispaniola. Breviora 280: 1-28.

Sphaerodactylus rhabdotus

Schwartz, A. 1970. A new species of gecko (Gekkonidae, Sphaerodactylus) from Hispaniola. Journal of Herpetology 4: 63-67.

Schwartz, A.; Graham, E.D. 1980. The shrevei group of Hispaniolan Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany 22(1): 1-15.

Sphaerodactylus richardi

Hedges, S.B.; Garrido, O.H. 1993. A new species of gecko (Sphaerodactylus) from central Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 27(3): 300-306.

Sphaerodactylus richardsoni

Grant, C. 1939. Two new Sphaerodactyls from Jamaica. Copeia 1939: 7-13.

Sphaerodactylus roosevelti

Mayer, G.C. 1999. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus roosevelti (Roosevelt's Least Gecko). Herpetological Review 30(2): 111.

Regalado, R. 2012. Social behavior of dwarf geckos (Sphaerodactylus): a comparative repertoire. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 24(4): 344-366.

Regalado, R. 2015. Does dichromatism variation affect sex recognition in dwarf geckos. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 27(1): 56-73.

Sphaerodactylus rosaurae

Frazier, J.A.; Pollock, N.; Holding, M.; Montgomery, C.E. 2011. Geographic distribution: Sphaerodactylus rosaurae (Bay Island Least Gecko). Herpetological Review 42(3): 391.

Parker, H.W. 1940. Undescribed anatomical structures and new species of reptiles and amphibians. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Ser. 11) 5: 257-274.

Sphaerodactylus ruibali

Grant, C. 1959. A new Sphaerodactylus from Guantanamo, Cuba. Herpetologica 15: 49-53.

Grant, C. 1959. Another new Sphaerodactylus from Guantanamo, Cuba. Herpetologica 15: 53.

Sphaerodactylus sabanus

Hensley, R.L.; Powell, R. 2006. Sphaerodactylus sabanus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 809: 1-3.

Hensley, R.L.; Wissmann, S.M.; Powell, R.; Parmerlee, J.S. 2004. Habitat preferences and abundance of dwarf geckos (Sphaerodactylus) on St. Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science 40(3): 427-429.

King, W. 1960. The status of Sphaerodactylus pictus, with comments on the distribution of S. sputator and S. sabanus. Breviora 132: 1-5.

Wissmann, S.M.; Hensley, R.L.; Powell, R.; Parmerlee, J.S. 2005. Social behaviour in the dwarf geckos Sphaerodactylus sabanus and S. sputator from St. Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles. Salamandra 41(1-2): 45-50.

Sphaerodactylus samanensis

Cochran, D.M. 1932. Two new lizards from Hispaniola. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 45: 183-187.

Savage, J.M. 1954. Notulae Herpetologicae. 2. Sphaerodactylus samensis, on status. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 57(3): 326-334.

Sphaerodactylus savagei

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Thomas, R.; Schwartz, A. 1983. The difficilis complex of Sphaerodactylus (Sauria, Gakkonidae) of Hispaniola. Part 2. Sphaerodactylus savagei, S. cochranae, S. darlingtoni, S. armstrongi, S. streptophorus and conclusions. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 22: 31-60.

Sphaerodactylus scaber

Schwartz, A. 1961. A review of the Geckoes of the Sphaerodactylus scaber group of Cuba. Herpetologica 17(1): 19-26.

Schwartz, A.; Garrido, O.H. 1981. Las salamanquitas cubanos del genero Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). 1. El grupo copei. Poeyana 230: 1-27.

Sphaerodactylus scapularis

Harris, D.M. 1982. The Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae) of South America. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 704: 1-31.

Sphaerodactylus schuberti

Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B. 1998. A new gecko from the Sierra de Neiba of Hispaniola (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Sphaerodactylus). Herpetologica 54(3): 333-336.

Sphaerodactylus schwartzi

Thomas, R.; Hedges, S.B.; Garrido, O.H. 1992. Two new species of Sphaerodactylus from eastern Cuba (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Herpetologica 48(3): 358-367.

Sphaerodactylus semasiops

Thomas, R. 1975. The Argus group of West Indian Sphaerodactylus (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Herpetologica 31(2): 177-195.

Sphaerodactylus shrevei

Lazell, J.D. 1961. A new species of Sphaerodactylus from northern Haiti. Breviora 139: 1-5.

Schwartz, A.; Graham, E.D. 1980. The shrevei group of Hispaniolan Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Gekkonidae). Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany 22(1): 1-15.

Sphaerodactylus siboney

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Sphaerodactylus sommeri

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