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Continent: Middle-America Caribbean South-America
Distribution: Puerto Rico (Isla Verde, Isla Pineros), Panama (Varagua), Antilles, Congo Key, St. Croix, Water, St. Thomas, St. John, Tortola, Virgin Gorda Ensenada Sun Bay (=Ensenada Sombe), Isla Vieques, Anegada Island, Anguilla, St. Barts, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Tintamarre Island, Dog Island  Sphaerodactylus macrolepis macrolepis: islands east of Puerto Rico, US. and British Virgin Islands;
Type locality: St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Sphaerodactylus macrolepis ateles (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81043): Puerto Rico, western end.  Sphaerodacylus macrolepis grandisquamis (HOLOTYPE USNM 27007): Puerto Rico, extreme east; Cayo Santiago, Cayo Algodones, Cayo Batata, Isla Pilleros.   Sphaerodactylus macrolepis guarionex (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81048): Puerto Rico, northwest and north-central. elevation sea level to 900 ft.  Sphaerodacrylus macrolepis inigoi (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81055): Isla Vieques, including satellites.   Sphaerodactylus macrolepis mimetes (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81036): Puerto Rico, the south.  Sphaerodactylus macrolepis phoberus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81023): north-central Puerto Rico; intergrades with S. m. grandisquamis near Loiza Aldea.  Sphaerodactylus macrolepis spanius (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81047): Puerto Rico, Cordillera Central, Sierra de Cayey. elevation 1100 ft. to 2800 ft.  Sphaerodactylus macrolepis stibarus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 81022): Isla Piñeros.


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Source: The Reptile Database

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