Sphaerodactylus poindexteri

Sphaerodactylus poindexteri

Sphaerodactylus poindexteri

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Sphaerodactylus poindexteri

Sphaerodactylus poindexteri is a small species of gecko, a lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to Útila, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras.

Animal name origin

The specific name, poindexteri, is in honor of James A. Poindexter of the USNM Support Center in Suitland, Maryland.

Distribution

Geography

The preferred habitat of S. poindexteri is leaf litter of Coccoloba uvifera and hardwood trees at altitudes of 3–10 m (9.8–32.8 ft).

References

1. Sphaerodactylus poindexteri Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphaerodactylus_poindexteri

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