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Hemidactylus albituberculatus TRAPE, 2012

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymHemidactylus albituberculatus TRAPE in TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012: 36 
DistributionNigeria (Riyom), N Cameroon, S Benin, S Togo

Type locality: Riyom (09° 37’ N, 08° 44’ E) au Nigeria Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN 2011.0215 (précédemment IRD TR.3629). Capturé le 15 novembre 2010 à Riyom (09° 37’ N, 08° 44’ E) au Nigeria par J.-F. Trape.
Paratypes : MNHN 2011.0216 (précédemment IRD TR.3561), MNHN 2011.0217 (précédemment IRD TR.3573), MNHH 0218 (précédemment IRD TR.3579), MNHN 2011.0218 (précédemment IRD TR.3580), IRD TR.3581, TR.3582, TR.3585, TR.3624, TR.3627, TR.3628, TR.3630, TR.3631, TR.3632, TR.3633 TR.3634, TR.3635, TR.3636, TR.3637, TR.3639, TR.3640, TR. 3641 et TR.3642, capturés entre le 12 et le 16 novembre 2010 à Riyom par J.-F. Trape. 
Etymologyafter the white tubercles that distinguish this species from its relatives. 
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • Segniagbeto, Gabriel Hoinsoude; Jean-François Trape, Komlan M. Afiademanyo, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Annemarie Ohler, Alain Dubois, Patrick David, Danny Meirte, Isabelle Adolé Glitho, Fabio Petrozzi, and Luca Luiselli 2015. Checklist of the lizards of Togo (West Africa), with comments on systematics, distribution, ecology, and conservation. Zoosystema 37 (2): 381-402 - get paper here
  • 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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