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Afroedura broadleyi JACOBSEN, KUHN, JACKMAN & BAUER, 2014

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesBroadley’s Rock Gecko 
SynonymAfroedura broadleyi JACOBSEN, KUHN, JACKMAN & BAUER 2014: 487
Afroedura 'Matlala' — JACOBSEN 1992
Afroedura langi 'Soutpansberg' — JACOBSEN 1992
Afroedura langi 'Soutpansberg' — JACOBSEN 1997
Afroedura 'Matlala' — JACOBSEN 1997
Afroedura langi 'Soutpansberg' — KIRCHHOF et al. 2010 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (Limpopo)

Type locality: Farm Peover 772MS, 22°59' S, 29°44' E, Soutpansberg District (2229DC), Limpopo Province, Republic of South Africa  
TypesHolotype: TM 81316, adult male, collector R. E. Newbery, 6 November 1985.
Paratypes. TM 81317–81322, 81341, same data as for holotype; TM 81338-81340, Farm Leek 769MS, Soutpansberg District (2229DC), Limpopo Province, collector R. E. Newbery 6 November 1985. 
Etymology“The species is named for our friend and colleague Dr. Donald G. Broadley (1932-2016) in honor of his many contributions to African herpetology and in celebration of his 80th birthday.” 
  • Bates, Michael F. & William R. Branch 2018. End of an era for African Herpetology—An obituary for a remarkable man: Donald George Broadley (29 May 1932 – 10 March 2016). African Journal of Herpetology, DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2018.1437085 - get paper here
  • Jacobsen, N.H.G. 1992. Flat Geckos Genus Afroedura in the Transvaal. J. Herp. Assoc. Africa (40): 22-25 - get paper here
  • Jacobsen, N.H.G. 1997. Family Gekkonidae, Genus Afroedura. In: Van Wyk, J.H. (Ed.), Proceedings of the FitzSimons Commemorative Symposium, South African Lizards: 50 years of Progress and Third H.A.A. Symposium on African Herpetology, Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Afric Herpetological Association of Africa, Stellenbosch, pp. 34–39.
  • 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
  • Kirchhof, S., M. Krämer, J. Linden & K. Richter 2010. The reptile species assemblage of the Soutpansberg (Limpopo Province, South Africa) and its characteristics. Salamandra 46 (3): 147-166 - get paper here
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