You are here » home advanced search search results Afroedura rupestris

Afroedura rupestris JACOBSEN, KUHN, JACKMAN & BAUER, 2014

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Afroedura rupestris?

Add your own observation of
Afroedura rupestris »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

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  
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
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator