Monito gecko (Sphaerodactylus micropithecus)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Monito gecko is a pale tan lizard with the upper surface randomly mottled with dark brown scales. Maximum size appears to be around 36 millimeters snout-vent length. No specific information is available on the feeding habits of the Monito gecko, but geckos as a group feed on insects and spiders.
- States/US Territories in which the Monito gecko, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Puerto Rico
- US Counties in which the Monito gecko, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|10/15/1982||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|10/15/1982||47 FR 46090 46093||Listing with Endangered Status & Critical Habitat for Monito Gecko|
|09/21/2007||72 FR 54061 54062||5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|03/27/1986||Monito Gecko Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|09/21/2007||72 FR 54061 54062||5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species||
|08/08/2016||Monito gecko (Sphaerodactylus micropithecus)|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|10/15/1982||47 FR 46090 46093||Listing with Endangered Status & Critical Habitat for Monito Gecko||Final Rule||Final designated|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Monito gecko.
» Life History
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