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Lygodactylus broadleyi PASTEUR, 1995

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBroadley’s dwarf gecko 
SynonymLygodactylus (Lygodactylus) broadleyi PASTEUR 1995
Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) broadleyi — RÖSLER 2000: 92
Lygodactylus broadleyi —RÖLL et al. 2010
Lygodactylus broadleyi — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 101 
DistributionTanzania

Type locality: Forêt Kilulu (04°46' S, 39°07' E), on tree.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMZB 11868, male
Paratypes: Femelles ZMB 48344 d'Amani (sud-est des monts Ousambara), à queue entière, 'collectée par Dietmar EMMRlCH le :'15 août 1989; NMZB 9924 de la réserve forestière Kiwengoma (Matumbi Rills pat 8°,22'S et 38°56'E, district de Rufiji), à queue régénérée, collectée par Frontier Tanzania (l KlNGDON et al.) en 1989; et NMZB 11339 de la réserve forestière Zaraninje (Sadani), district de Bagamoyo, à queue tronçonnée, collectée par Frontier Tanzania (A. COCKLE) le 1er août 1991. 
CommentMax. SVL 23 mm. 
Etymologynamed after Donald G. Broadley (1932-2016), Curator of Herpetology, Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo. 
References
  • Bates, Michael F. & William R. Branch 2018. End of an era for African Herpetology—An obituary for a remarkable man: Donald George Broadley (29 May 1932 – 10 March 2016). African Journal of Herpetology, DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2018.1437085 - 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
  • Pasteur G 1995. Biodiversite et reptiles: diagnoses de sept nouvelles especes fossiles et actuelles du genre de lezards Lygodactylus (Sauria, Gekkonidae). [includes L. succinarius, an extinct species]. DUMERILIA 2, Novembre 1995: 1-21
  • Röll, Beate; Heike Pröhl, Klaus-Peter Hoffmann 2010. Multigene phylogenetic analysis of Lygodactylus dwarf geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56 (1): 327-335 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147] - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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