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Lygodactylus stevensoni HEWITT, 1926

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesStevenson's Dwarf Gecko 
SynonymLygodactylus stevensoni HEWITT 1926
Lygodactylus stevensoni — KLUGE 1993
Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) stevensoni — RÖSLER 2000: 94
Lygodactylus stevensoni — RÖLL et al. 2010 
DistributionSW Zimbabwe

Type locality: Khami Ruins, South Rhodesia Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: PEM 5053 
CommentSynonymy: WERMUTH 1965: 80 listed this species as a synonym of Lygodactylus angolensis, citing LOVERIDGE 1947: 207.

Type not in South Africa fide SAMA catalog (Anonymous 1958). 
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • Broadley,D.G. 1992. New distribution records for geckos from Western Beitbridge District, Zimbabwe. J. Herp. Assoc. Africa 41: 35 - get paper here
  • Hewitt, J. 1926. Descriptions of some new species of batrachians and lizards from South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum (Pietermaritzburg) 5: 435-448
  • Loveridge,A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Wermuth, H. 1965. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Gekkonidae, Pygopodidae, Xantusiidae. Das Tierreich (80): 1—246
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