Coastal leaf-toed gecko

Coastal leaf-toed gecko

Coastal leaf-toed gecko, Tumbesian leaf-toed gecko

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Phyllodactylus kofordi

The coastal leaf-toed gecko or Tumbesian leaf-toed gecko (Phyllodactylus kofordi ) is a species of lizard in the family Phyllodactylidae. The species is endemic to South America.

Animal name origin

The specific name, kofordi, is in honor of American zoologist Carl B. Koford.

Appearance

P. kofordi is a small gecko with a maximum snout-vent length (SVL) of 46 mm (1.8 in).

Distribution

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P. kofordi is found in Peru and southern Ecuador.

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The type locality of this gecko is the Cerro La Vieja in the Peruvian Region of Lambayeque.

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Mating Habits

P. kofordi is oviparous.

References

1. Coastal leaf-toed gecko Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coastal_leaf-toed_gecko
2. Coastal leaf-toed gecko on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/48442821/48442826

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