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Cnemaspis gigas PERRET, 1986

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesPerret's Nigeria Gecko 
SynonymCnemaspis (Ancylodactylus) gigas PERRET 1986
Cnemaspis gigas — KLUGE 1993
Cnemaspis (Ancylodactylus) gigas — RÖSLER 2000: 62
Cnemaspis gigas — TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012 

Type locality: Riyum, Plateau de Jos, Nigeria, 1200 m elevation. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: ZMUC 34390, male; paratype MHNG 2236.15, male; paratypes (female): MHNG 2236.16, ZMUC 34388-389, juv. ZMUC 34644. Au total six exemplaires récoltés par Arne Schiotz, 3.Dec.1958. 
  • 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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