Sphaerodactylus williamsi

Sphaerodactylus williamsi

Sphaerodactylus williamsi, Williams's least gecko, Haitian striped geckolet

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Sphaerodactylus williamsi

Sphaerodactylus williamsi, also known commonly as Williams's least gecko or the Haitian striped geckolet, is a small species of lizard in the family Sphaerodactylidae. The species is endemic to Haiti.

Animal name origin

The specific name, williamsi, is in honor of American herpetologist Ernest Edward Williams.

Appearance

S. williamsi is a small species. The holotype has a snout-to-vent length (SVL) of 22 mm (0.87 in). It has small keeled dorsal scales.

Distribution

Geography

The preferred habitat of S. williamsi is forest.

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Mating Habits

S. williamsi is oviparous.

References

1. Sphaerodactylus williamsi Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphaerodactylus_williamsi
2. Sphaerodactylus williamsi on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/178322/71745096

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