Island least gecko
|Island least gecko|
|1921 illustration of S. sputator specimen from St. Kitts|
The island least gecko (Sphaerodactylus sputator) is a gecko endemic to the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, where it can be found on Anguilla (and some of its satellites), Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts, Nevis, and Sint Eustatius.
Populations on Anguilla have a pale pink dorsal surface, with between five and eight pale crossbands on its back. Its throat is pale yellow, and its ventral surface is light cream colored. It has a gold iris, with a yellow canthal line.
On Saint Martin, it has a tan dorsal color, with a pearl-colored ventral surface. Its tail is pale yellow to orange, and its iris is bronze-colored.
- Media related to Sphaerodactylus sputator at Wikimedia Commons
- Sphaerodactylus sputator at the Encyclopedia of Life
- Sphaerodactylus sputator at the Reptile Database
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