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    Sphaerodactylus: Brief Summary
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    Sphaerodactylus is a genus of geckos from the Americas that are distinguished from other Gekkota by their small size, by their round, rather than vertical, eye pupils, and by each digit terminating in a single, round adhesive pad or scale, from which their name (Sphaero = round, dactylus = finger) is derived. All species in this genus are rather small, but two species, S. ariasae and S. parthenopion, are tiny, and – with a snout-vent length of about 1.6 cm (0.63 in)—the smallest reptiles in the world.

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    Continent: Middle-America Caribbean South-America North-America
    Distribution: USA (introduced to Florida) Antilles, San Andres Island (Colombia), Jamaica, Cuba, Bahamas (introduced to Biminis and Nassau), Isla Grande de Maiz, Mexico (introduced to Yucatan), Nicaragua (Corn Island), Costa Rica ?, Panama andresensis: San Andres
    Type locality: Jamaica.
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    Continent: Caribbean
    Distribution: Antilles, Jamaica Sphaerodactylus richardsoni richardsoni: known with certainty only from vicinity of Montego Bay.
    Type locality: "America"; restricted to Montego Bay, St. James Parish, Jamaica, by Grant, 1939. Sphaerodactylus richardsoni gossei (HOLOTYPE MCZ 45015): known with certainty only from north coastal region of Jamaica. Altitudinal distribution sea level to 260 ft.
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