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Hemidactylus kamdemtohami BAUER & PAUWELS, 2002

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Kamdem Toham's Gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus kamdemtohami BAUER & PAUWELS 2002
Hemidactylus sp. — PAUWELS et al. 2002
Hemidactylus kamdemtohami — RÖSLER 2015 
DistributionGabon, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon

Type locality: Gabon, eastern slope of Mont Iboundji.  
TypesHolotype: IRSNB, Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 
CommentDistribution: For a map with localities in Equatorial Guinea see SÁNCHEZ-VIALAS et al. 2022. 
EtymologyNamed after Andre Kamdem Toham, a friend of the authors and African conservationist. 
  • Bauer, A. M. & O. S. G. Pauwels 2002. A new forest-dwelling Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Gabon, West Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 51 (1): 1-8 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vande Weghe, J.P. 2008. Les reptiles du Gabon. Smithsonian Institution, Washington: 272 pp. - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G.; Kamdem Toham, A. & Chimsunchart, C. 2002. Recherches sur l’herpétofaune du Massif du Chaillu, Gabon. Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique (Biologie) 72: 47-57 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • SÁNCHEZ-VIALAS, A., CALVO-REVUELTA, M. & DE LA RIVA, I. 2022. Synopsis of the terrestrial Reptiles of Equatorial Guinea. Zootaxa, 5202 (1): 1-197 - get paper here
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