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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 NamesChevron-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 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
Lygodactylus angularis paurospilus — WERMUTH 1965: 102
Lygodactylus angularis paurospilus — GREENBAUM & KUSAMBA 2012 
DistributionSenegal through Sudan 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, Gambia, Ghana (Lygodactylus gutturalis, HÅKANSSON 1981), Central African Republic., Cameroon, Togo

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

gutturalis:

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 Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MHNG 1005.72 (M) [dysmicus] 
Comment 
References
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