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Afroedura karroica (HEWITT, 1925)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesInland Rock Gecko 
SynonymOedura karroica HEWITT 1925: 348
Oedura karroica wilmoti HEWITT 1926: 446 (fide LOVERIDGE 1947)
Afroedura karroica karroica — LOVERIDGE 1947: 269
Afroedura karrioca karroica — WERMUTH 1965 (in error)
Afroedura karroica — WERMUTH 1965
Afroedura karroica — BRANCH 1998: 233 
DistributionLesotho, Republic of South Africa

Type locality: Albany district, Cape Province Map legend:
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.
TypesSyntypes: MCZ R-22090 etc. 
CommentSubspecies: Afroedura karroica halli (HEWITT 1935) is now considered as a valid species. 
  • Branch, W. R. 1998. Field Guide to the Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Fully Revised and Updated to Include 83 New Species. Ralph Curtis Books (Sanibel Island, Florida), 399 pp.
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • Hewitt, J. 1925. On some new species of Reptiles and Amphibians from South Africa. Rec. Albany Mus. (Grahamstown) 3: 343-370
  • Hewitt, J. 1926. Descriptions of some new species of batrachians and lizards from South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum (Pietermaritzburg) 5: 435-448
  • Hewitt, J. 1935. Some new forms of batrachians and reptiles from South Africa. Rec. Albany Mus. 4: 283-357
  • 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
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