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Ancylodactylus petrodroma (PERRET, 1986)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Nigeria Crag Gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis (Ancylodactylus) petrodroma PERRET 1986
Cnemaspis petrodroma — KLUGE 1993
Cnemaspis (Ancylodactylus) petrodroma — RÖSLER 2000: 63
Cnemaspis petrodroma — TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012
Ancylodactylus petrodroma — MALONZA & BAUER 2022 
DistributionNigeria (Ondo)

Type locality: Idanre HiIls, Province Ondo, Nigeria occidental, 800 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: ZMUC 34701 male; paratypes male: ZMUC 34264-267-308-314-315, MHNG 2236.17-18 (7 ex.); paratypes male: ZMUC 34266-309-311-313-702, MHNG 2236.19 (6 ex.). Au total 14 exemplaires récoltés par Arne Schi0tz, 1959-1961. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • MALONZA, P. K., & BAUER, A. M. 2022. Resurrection of the African gecko genus Ancylodactylus Müller, 1907 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and description of six new species from Kenya. Zootaxa 5141 (2): 101-139 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Perret J L 1986. Revision des especes africaines du genre Cnemaspis Strauch, sous-genre Ancylodactylus Muller (Lacertilia, Gekkonidae), avec la description de quatre especes nouvelles. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 93 (2) 1986: 457-505 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
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