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Sphaerodactylus fantasticus
(Fantastic Least Gecko)

Species Information
Scientific NameSphaerodactylus fantasticus
Common NameFantastic Least Gecko
CITES StatusNot CITES Protected
Life Spanunknown
Periodunknown
Dietunknown
Lengthunknown
Weightunknown
Terrestrialunknown
DistrobutionLesser Antilles: Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante, Antilles, Desirade, Dessainte, Venezuela, Dominica, Montserrat, Iles des Saintes, Ile a Cabrit
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus fantasticus: Guadeloupe: west coast of the Basse-Terre portion, from Mahaut south to vicinity of Baillif. Terra typica: Martinique (in error); revised to Guadeloupe by Barbour, 1915; further restricted to city of Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, by Thomas, 1965.
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus anidrotus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77123): Marie-Galante.
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus fuga (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77107): Dominica, west coast. Sphaerodactylus fantasticus hippomnanes (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77101): La Dsirade.
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus karukera (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77088): Guadeloupe: known only from Gosier, Ilet de Gosier, and Terre-de-Bas, les de la Petite Terre. Sphaerodactylus fantasticus ligniservulus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 66968): Montserrat. Sphaerodactylus fantasticus orescius (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77077): Guadeloupe, the eastern Basse-Terre portion from Sofaa south to vicinity of Trois Rivires; intergrades with Sf fantasticus and Sf karukera.
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus phyzacinus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77114): les des Saintes: Ilet Cabrit, Terre-de-Bas, Terre-de-Haut.
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus tartaropylorus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77087): Guadeloupe, the northern portion of Grande-Terre north of the Plaine de Grippon.
NotesNone
Sub-SpeciesSphaerodactylus fantasticus fantasticus
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus anidrotus
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus fuga
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus hippomanes
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus karukera
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus ligniservulus
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus orescius
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus phyzacinus
Sphaerodactylus fantasticus tartaropylorus
Quick Care Information
Humidityunknown Daytime Tempunknown
Nighttime Tempunknown Basking Tempunknown
Groups OKunknown Territorial Malesunknown
Difficultyunknown Temp-Sexedunknown
Incubation Tempunknown Incubation Timeunknown
Foodunknown
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References

Mar 2006 - The EMBL Reptile Database
Mar 2006 - Sphaerodactylus fantasticus DUMRIL & BIBRON 1836: 406
Mar 2006 - Sphaerodactylus fantasticus [CUVIER 1836] (fide KLUGE 1993)
Mar 2006 - Sphaerodactylus fantasticus - BOULENGER 1885: 223
Mar 2006 - Sphaerodactylus fantasticus - SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 493
Mar 2006 - Sphaerodactylus fantasticus - KLUGE 1993
Mar 2006 - Sphaerodactylus fantasticus - RSLER 2000: 112


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