First record of Phyllodactylus sentosus (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) from the Chillón River Valley, Lima, Peru

Diego Olivera, Luis Castillo, Gerardo Gutiérrez

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Abstract

Lima Leaf-toed Gecko Phyllodactylus sentosus (Dixon &Huey, 1970), listed as Critically Endangered, has been registered only in some localities between the valleys of the Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central and southern of Lima city; however its distribution to the north is not documented yet. In the present note we report for frst time the presence of P. sentosus in the Huaca Tambo Inga, which is located on the right bank of the Chillón River Valley in the district of Puente Piedra, extending its distribution 19 km to the northeast.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)321-324
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2016

Keywords

  • Distribution, endangered species
  • Huaca
  • Lima Leaf-toed Gecko
  • Tambo Inga

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