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Lygodactylus luteopicturatus PASTEUR, 1964

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Sauria (lizards: geckos) 
SubspeciesLygodactylus luteopicturatus zanzibaritis PASTEUR 1964
Lygodactylus luteopicturatus luteopicturatus PASTEUR 1964 
Common NamesYellow-headed dwarf gecko 
SynonymLygodactylus luteopicturatus PASTEUR 1964
Lygodactylus luteopicturatus — KLUGE 1993

Lygodactylus luteopicturatus luteopicturatus PASTEUR 1964
Lygodactylus luteopicturatus luteopicturatus — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 10
Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) luteopicturatus luteopicturatus — RÖSLER 2000: 93

Lygodactylus luteopicturatus zanzibaritis PASTEUR 1964
Lygodactylus luteopicturatus zanzibaritis — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 10
Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) luteopicturatus zanzibaritis — RÖSLER 2000: 93
Lygodactylus luteopicturatus zanzibaritis — BAUER 2013 (plates) 
DistributionS Kenya, E Tanzania, Zanzibar Island

Type locality: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania [luteopicturatus]
Type locality: Zanzibar, Tanzania [zanzibaritis] 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.
 
TypesHolotype: SMF 57212 
CommentRÖLL (2004) synonymized Lygodactylus luteopicturatus with L. picturatus without discussing the status of L. l. zanzibaritis further. 
References
  • Bauer, A.M. 2013. Geckos - The Animal Answer Guide. Johns Hopkins University Press, 159 pp.
  • Broadley, D. G. & HOWELL, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70
  • Cimatti, E. 2005. Zanzibar - Zala Zoological Park. Reptilia (GB) (39): 62-68 - get paper here
  • Jesus, José, António Brehm and D. James Harris. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships of Lygodactylus geckos from the Gulf of Guinea islands: Rapid rates of mitochondrial DNA sequence evolution?. The Herpetological Journal 16 (3):291-295
  • Malonza, Vincent; Beryl A. Bwong, Vincent Muchai 2011. Kitobo Forest of Kenya, a unique hotspot of herpetofaunal divers. Acta Herpetologica 6 (2): 149-160 - get paper here
  • Meerman, J.C. 1979. Enkele herpetologische waarnemingen in Tanzania. Lacerta 37 (10-11): 154-163 - get paper here
  • Pasteur,G. 1964. Recherches sur l'évolution des lygodactyles, lézards Afro-Malagaches actuels. Trav. Inst. Scient. Chérif., Ser. Zool., No. 29: 1-132
  • Röll, B. 2004. Lygodactylus luteopicturatus PASTEUR 1965 [1964]: ein Synonym von Lygodactylus picturatus (PETERS 1870) (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Sauria, Berlin 26 (1): 31-35 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Spawls, S. & Rotich, D. 1997. An annotated checklist of the lizards of Kenya. J. East African Nat. Hist. 86: 61-83 - get paper here
  • 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]
 
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