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Hemidactylus pseudomuriceus HENLE & BÖHME, 2003

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymHemidactylus pseudomuriceus HENLE & BÖHME 2003
Hemidactylus pseudomuriceus — RÖSLER 2015 
DistributionIvory Coast, W Cameroon (Jingwe (Yingui), Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Central African Republic

Type locality: vicinity of the camp oppostie Petite Île, Parc National d’Azagny, Cöte d’Ivoire.  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 42409, paratypes in ZFMK 
CommentHabitat: The species inhabits primary forest near Raphia swamps. 
EtymologyNamed in allusion to its similarity to H. muriceus. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M., Matthew LeBreton, Laurent Chirio, Ivan Ineich and Marcell T. Kouete 2006. New species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Cameroon. African Journal of Herpetology 55 (2):83-93. - get paper here
  • BAUER,A.M.; S. TCHIBOZO, O.S.G. PAUWELS & G. LENGLET 2006. A review of the gekkotan lizards of Bénin, with the description of a new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 1242: 1-20 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • HENLE, K. & W. BÖHME 2003. A new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from West Africa, and comments on species hitherto confused with H. muriceus. African Journal of Herpetology 52(1): 23-38 - get paper here
  • Jackson, Kate 2008. MEAN AND LOWLY THINGS - Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo. Harvard University Press, 336 pp.
  • Jackson, Kate; Ange-Ghislain Zassi-Boulou, Lis-Bethy Mavoungou, and Serge Pangou 2007. Amphibians and Reptiles of the LacTélé Community Reserve, Likouala Region, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). Herp. Cons. Biol. 2 (2): 75-86 - get paper here
  • KOPPETSCH, T. & W. BÖHME 2017. Erstnachweis von Hemidactylus pseudomuriceus Henle & Böhme, 2003 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) aus der Zentralafrikanischen Republik (RCA) Sauria 39 (2): 63-67 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 2015. Bemerkungen über einige Geckos der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. Gekkota, Suppl. (2): 3-54
  • 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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