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Afroedura namaquensis (FITZSIMONS, 1938)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNamaqua Rock Gecko 
SynonymOedura namaquensis FITZSIMONS 1938: 163
Afroedura namaquensis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 265
Afroedura namaquensis — WERMUTH 1965
Afroedura africana namaquensis — MERTENS 1971
Afroedura africana namaquensis — BRANCH 1981
Afroedura africana namaquensis — ONDERSTALL 1984
Afroedura africana namaquensis — WELCH 1994
Afroedura africana namaquensis — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013
Afroedura namaquensis — JACOBSEN et al. 2014 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (Northern Cape Province)

Type locality: Little Namaqualand, 32 miles from Springbok on the road to Kamaggas (Northern Cape Province), South Africa.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: TM 18094 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
References
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1888. On new or little known South African reptiles. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 2: 136-141 - get paper here
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • COLACICCO, F. 2016. African Flat Geckos: Field notes and captive care of species of the genus Afroedura Loveridge, 1944 (Gekkonidae). Part I: Afroedura namaquensis (FitzSimons, 1938). Sauria 38 (1): 22 - get paper here
  • Fitzsimons,V.F.M. 1938. Transvaal Museum Expedition to South-West Africa and Little Namaqualand, May to August 1937 - Reptiles and Amphibians. Ann. Transvaal Mus. (Pretoria) 19 (2): 153-209 - 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. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Mashinini, P. L. and Mahlangu, L. M. 2013. An annotated catalogue of the types of gekkonid lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in the Herpetology collection of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, South Africa. Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 3: 165-181
 
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