Sphaerodactylus parthenopion

Sphaerodactylus parthenopion

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: Sphaerodactylidae
Genus: Sphaerodactylus
Species: Sphaerodactylus parthenopion

NameEdit

Sphaerodactylus parthenopion R. Thomas, 1965

Type locality: Hillside above Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.

Holotype: MCZ 77211

ReferencesEdit

  • Thomas, R. 1965. A new gecko from the Virgin Islands. Quart. Jour. Florida Acad. Sci. 28:117-122.
  • Thomas, R., and A. Schwartz. 1966. Sphaerodactylus (Gekkonidae) in the greater Puerto Rico region. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences, 10:193—260.
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28–153.
  • Sphaerodactylus parthenopion at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 7 Mar 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Virgin Gorda Least Gecko