Reyes's Caribbean gecko

Reyes's Caribbean gecko

Reyes's Caribbean gecko

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Aristelliger reyesi

Reyes's Caribbean gecko (Aristelliger reyesi ) is a species of lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to Cuba.

Animal name origin

The specific name, reyesi, is in honor of Cuban photographer Ernesto Reyes who discovered this species.

Appearance

A. reyesi may attain a snout-to-vent length (SVL) of 6.36 cm (2.50 in).

Distribution

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A. reyesi is known only from the Hicacos Peninsula in Matanzas Province, Cuba.

References

1. Reyes's Caribbean gecko Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reyes's_Caribbean_gecko
2. Reyes's Caribbean gecko on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/203171/2761392

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