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Hemidactylus bayonii BOCAGE, 1893

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBarboza's Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus bayonii BOCAGE 1893: 116
Hemidactylus bayoni — LAURENT 1964: 30
Hemidactylus bayonii — WERMUTH 1965: 70
Hemidactylus bayonii — KLUGE 1993
Hemidactylus bayonii — RÖSLER 2000: 85
Hemidactylus bayonii — RÖSLER 2015 
DistributionAngola (Dondo/Bayao/Qanza River)

Type locality: Dondo near Bayão, Quanza River, Angola.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MBL (probably lost in fire 1978) 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Francisco Antonio Pinheiro Bayão, a Portuguese planter and administrator whose family had settled in Angola in the 17th century where he also collected many specimens. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1893. Diagnoses de quelques nouvelles especes de reptiles et batraciens d‘Angola. J. Sci. math.-phys. nat., Lisboa, 3 (2): 115-121
  • Laurent, R.F. 1964. Reptiles et batraciens de l'Angola (troisième note). Companhia de Di amantes de Angola (Diamang), Serviços Culturais, Museu do Dundo (Angola), No. 67, 165 pp.
  • Marques, Mariana P.; Luis M. P. Ceríaco , David C. Blackburn , and Aaron M. Bauer 2018. Diversity and Distribution of the Amphibians and Terrestrial Reptiles of Angola -- Atlas of Historical and Bibliographic Records (1840–2017). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 4) 65: 1-501 (Supplement II)
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
 
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