Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Wiegmann's Striped Gecko Gonatodes vittatus

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Gonatodes [genus]
vittatus [species]

Classification

Gonatodes [genus]
vittatus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Curaçao
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Natural distribution S. America
    Distribution description Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, Venezuela, Aruba, Isla de Margarita, Coche, Cubagua, Los Frailes, Los Testigos.
    Notes on presence status Introduced from Venezuela to Aruba and Curaçao (Van Buurt & Debrot, 2012).

    Publications

    • Buurt, G. van 2001. De amfibieën en reptielen van Aruba, Curaçao en Bonaire. 119 pp. Gerard van Buurt, Curaçao.
    • Buurt, G. van 2006. Conservation of amphibians and reptiles in Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire. Applied Herpetology 3: 307-321.
    • Buurt, G. van, & Debrot, A.O. 2012. Exotic and invasive terrestrial and freshwater animal species in the Dutch Caribbean. 1-37. IMARES, Wageningen.
    • Hummelinck, P.W. 1940. A survey of the mammals, lizards and Mollusks. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 1: 59-108.