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Afroedura rupestris JACOBSEN, KUHN, JACKMAN & BAUER, 2014

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymAfroedura rupestris JACOBSEN, KUHN, JACKMAN & BAUER 2014
Afroedura multiporis ‘Abel Erasmus’ — JACOBSEN 1992
Afroedura multiporis ‘Abel Erasmus’ — JACOBSEN 1997 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (Limpopo)

Type locality: Farm Perkeo 223KT, 24°27'S, 30°35'E, Sekukhuneland District (2430BC), Limpopo Province, Republic of South Africa Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype. TM 81233, adult male, collector R.E. Newbery, 28 June 1982.
Paratypes. TM 81224–81228, 81230–81232, 81234–81235, same data as holotype.
Additional material: TM 47504, 52120, 81229, Bourk’s Luck, Pilgrim’s Rest District, Limpopo Province, Republic of South Africa (2430DB). 
EtymologyThe species name refers to the rupicolous nature of this (and most) members of the genus Afroedura. 
  • 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
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