Sphaerodactylus armasi

Sphaerodactylus armasi

Sphaerodactylus armasi, Guantanamo coastal gecko, Guantanamo least gecko

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Sphaerodactylus armasi

Sphaerodactylus armasi, also known commonly as the Guantanamo coastal gecko or the Guantanamo least gecko, is a species of lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to Cuba.

Animal name origin

The specific name, armasi, is in honor of Cuban zoologist Luis F. de Armas.

Distribution

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S. armasi is found in Guantánamo Province in extreme southeastern Cuba.

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The preferred natural habitat of S. armasi is dry forest, often with Agave.

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Mating Habits

S. armasi is oviparous.

References

1. Sphaerodactylus armasi Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphaerodactylus_armasi
2. Sphaerodactylus armasi on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/178309/71744917

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