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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 
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.
CommentRÖLL (2004) synonymized Lygodactylus luteopicturatus with L. picturatus without discussing the status of L. l. zanzibaritis further. 
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  • 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. 2001. 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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