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PENINSULAR LEAF-TOED GECKO
Phyllodactylus nocticolus

Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko - Phyllodactylus nocticolus Phyllodactylus  nocticolus  from  San  Diego County,  California
                                                            Photo by Nathan Hutcherson
Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko - Phyllodactylus nocticolus Phyllodactylus  nocticolus  from  San  Diego  County,  California
                                                             Photo by Nathan Hutcherson


Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in California from the Mexican border northward to the south side of San Gorgonio Pass near Cabazon.

Legal Status:  Phyllodactylus  nocticolus is protected from collecting in California.

Taxonomic Note: The taxonomy of Phyllodactylus nocticolus is controversial. Some researchers still list it as Phyllodactylus xanti nocticolus or Phyllodactylus xanti

Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko - Phyllodactylus nocticolus Phyllodactylus  nocticolus  from  San  Diego  County,  California
                                                             Photo by Nathan Hutcherson

Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko - Phyllodactylus nocticolus Phyllodactylus   nocticolus   from   Imperial   County,  California
                                                                         Photo by Will Wells
Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko - Phyllodactylus nocticolus Phyllodactylus   nocticolus   from   Imperial   County,  California
                                                                         Photo by Will Wells





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