Thecadactylus rapicauda

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Thecadactylus rapicauda

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Gekkonoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Gekkota
Infraordo: Gekkomorpha
Superfamilia: Gekkonoidea

Familia: Phyllodactylidae
Genus: Thecadactylus
Species: Thecadactylus rapicauda

NameEdit

  • Thecadactylus rapicauda (Houttuyn, 1782)

Holotype: probably lost.

Type locality: “Westindische [=West Indies]”, resticted to “Chichén Itzâ, Yucatán, México”, by Smith & Taylor (1950), and to “Paramaribo, Suriname”, by Hoogmoed (1973: 57,65).

CombinationsEdit

  • Gekko rapicauda Houttuyn, 1782: 323 [original combination]
  • Lacerta rapicaudaGmelin, 1789: 1068 [subsequent combination]
  • Gecko rapicaudaMeyer, 1795: 26 [subsequent combination]
  • Hemidactylus rapicaudaSchlegel, 1858: 543 [ subsequent combination]
  • Thecadactylus rapicaudusGray, 1845: 146 [subsequent combination, incorrect gender agreement]
  • Thecadactylus rapicaudaGünther, 1859: 211 [subsequent combination]

SynonymsEdit

  • Platydactylus theconyx Duméril & Bibron, 1836: 306 [nomen substitutum for Gekko rapicauda Houttuyn, 1782; synonymized by Gray (1845: 146)]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Turniptail Gecko
español: Salamanquesa gigante