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Afroedura bogerti LOVERIDGE, 1944

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBogert's Rock Gecko 
SynonymAfroedura karroica bogerti LOVERIDGE 1944
Afroedura bogerti — ONDERSTALL 1984
Afroedura bogerti — RÖSLER 2000: 57
Afroedura bogerti — BAUER 2013 (plates)
Afroedura cf. bogerti — HERRMANN & BRANCH 2013 
DistributionEC Angola (Cuanza), Namibia

Type locality: Namba (Mombolo), Cuanza Sul Province, Angola [Mombolo: 12°10’S, 14°50’E, Missão da Namba: 11°55’ S, 14°51’E) Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMNH 47841, adult male 
CommentType species: Afroedura karroica bogerti LOVERIDGE 1944 is the type species of the genus Afroedura LOVERIDGE 1944.

Distribution: see map in Branch et al. 2017: 161. 
EtymologyNamed after Charles Mitchill Bogert (1908-1992), former curator of the Department of Herpetology of the American Museum of Natural History. 
References
  • BARTS, M. & HAACKE, W. 2009. Afroedura bogerti (Loveridge, 1944) Reproduction. African Herp News (50): 39
  • Bauer, A.M. 2013. Geckos - The Animal Answer Guide. Johns Hopkins University Press, 159 pp.
  • Branch WR, Haacke W, Vaz Pinto P, Conradie W, Baptista N, Verburgt L, Verisimmo L 2017. Loveridge’s Angolan geckos, Afroedura karroica bogerti and Pachydactylus scutatus angolensis (Sauria, Gekkonidae): new distribution records, comments on type localities and taxonomic status. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93(1): 157-166. - get paper here
  • BRANCH, WILLIAM R.; JENNIFER A. GUYTON, ANDREAS SCHMITZ, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, PIOTR NASKRECKI, HARITH FAROOQ, LUKE VERBURGT, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL 2017. Description of a new flat gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Afroedura) from Mount Gorongosa, Mozambique Zootaxa 4324 (1): 142–160 - get paper here
  • Herrmann, H.-W.; W.R. Branch 2013. Fifty years of herpetological research in the Namib Desert and Namibia with an updated and annotated species checklist. Journal of Arid Environments 93: 94–115 - get paper here
  • JACOBSEN, NIELS H. G.; ARIANNA L. KUHN, TODD R. JACKMAN & AARON M. BAUER 2014. A phylogenetic analysis of the southern African gecko genus Afroedura Loveridge (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with the description of nine new species from Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa. Zootaxa 3846 (4): 451–501 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1944. New geckos of the genera Afroedura, new genus, and Pachydactylus from Angola. American Museum Novitates 1254: 1-4 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
 
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