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Continent: Caribbean South-America
Distribution: Lesser 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.
Type locality: 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 Désirade.  Sphaerodactylus fantasticus karukera (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77088): Guadeloupe: known only from Gosier, Ilet de Gosier, and Terre-de-Bas, Îles de la Petite Terre.   Sphaerodactylus fantasticus ligniservulus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 66968): Montserrat.   Sphaerodactylus fantasticus orescius (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77077): Guadeloupe, the eastern Basse-Terre portion from Sofaïa south to vicinity of Trois Rivières; intergrades with Sf fantasticus and Sf karukera.  Sphaerodactylus fantasticus phyzacinus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 77114): Îles des Saintes: Ilet à 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.


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Source: The Reptile Database

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