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Sphaerodactylus dommeli Bohme 1984 (round-fingered gecko)

Reptilia - Squamata - Gekkonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 344209

Belongs to Sphaerodactylus according to Bohme 1984

Sister taxon: Sphaerodactylus ciguapa

Type specimen: ZFMK 66238, a partial skeleton (amber-embedded articulated specimen preserving the integument and nearly complete cranial and postcranial elements, tail vertebrae missing, possibly due to rege). Its type locality is La Toca Amber Mine, which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian fluvial-deltaic shale/amber in the El Mamey Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore