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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
SubspeciesLygodactylus gutturalis dysmicus PERRET 1963
Lygodactylus gutturalis gutturalis (BOCAGE 1873)
Lygodactylus gutturalis paurospilus LAURENT 1952 
Common NamesE: Chevron-throated dwarf gecko, Uganda Dwarf Gecko 
SynonymHemidactylus gutturalis BOCAGE 1873: 211
Lygodactylus gutturalis — BOULENGER 1885: 161
Lygodactylus picturatus gutturalis — SCHMIDT 1919: 462
Lygodactylus picturatus gutturalis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 224
Lygodactylus picturatus gutturalis — WITTE 1953
Lygodactylus gutturalis — PASTEUR 1964
Lygodactylus picturatus gutturalis — WERMUTH 1965: 106
Lygodactylus gutturalis — KLUGE 1993
Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) gutturalis — RÖSLER 2000: 93
Lygodactylus gutturalis — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 325
Lygodactylus gutturalis — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 106
Lygodactylus guttularis — BEHANGANA et al. 2020 (in error)

Lygodactylus gutturalis dysmicus PERRET 1963
Lygodactylus dysmicus — CHIRIO & LEBRETON 2007
Lygodactylus gutturalis dysmicus — SCHÄTTI et al. 2002

Lygodactylus gutturalis paurospilus LAURENT 1952
Lygodactylus angularis paurospilus LAURENT 1952: 18
Lygodactylus angularis paurospilus — WERMUTH 1965: 102
Lygodactylus angularis paurospilus — GREENBAUM & KUSAMBA 2012 
DistributionSenegal through Sudan (Jumhūriyyat), Republic of South Sudan (RSS) and Tanzania, Guinea-Bissau (fide RÖLL 2004), Somalia (LANZA 1983), Ethiopia, W Kenya, Nigeria (Dunger 1968), Benin (but without voucher specimens, BAUER et al. 2006), N/E/S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Gambia, Ghana (Lygodactylus gutturalis, HÅKANSSON 1981), Central African Republic., Cameroon, Togo

dysmicus: S Cameroon; Type locality: Foulassi, S Cameroon.

gutturalis: Guinea-Bissau etc.; Type locality: Bissao, Portuguese-Guinea (= Guinea-Bissau).

paurospilus: Tanzania; Type locality: Haute Lubitshako (1900-2000 m elevation), Terr. de Fizi, Kivu, SE DRC, (about -4° 16' 25.80", +28° 56' 26.65").

Type locality: Bissao, Portuguese-Guinea  
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1875.4.26.8 (designated here); former syntype: MBL, lost to fire in 1978.
Holotype: MHNG 1005.72 (M) [dysmicus]
Holotype: RMCA (originally Musée du Congo belge) [paurospilus] 
DiagnosisDescription: Loveridge 1947: 225. 
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