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Pachydactylus acuminatus FITZSIMONS, 1941

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymPachydactylus weberi acuminatus FITZSIMONS 1941
Pachydactylus Weberi WERNER in MICHAELSEN 1915: 334
Pachydactylus weberi weberi (?) — FITZSIMONS 1938: 181 [part]
Pachydactylus weberi acuminatus — FITZSIMONS 1941: 274
Pachydactylus weberi — FITZSIMONS 1943: 90
Pachydactylus weberi acuminatus — LOVERIDGE 1947: 393
Pachydactylus weberi acuminatus — WERMUTH 1965: 123
Pachydactylus weberi acuminatus — GIRARD 2002
Pachydactylus acuminatus — BAUER et al. 2006 
DistributionNamibia (Lüderitz, Bethanie, Keetmanshoop, Maltahöhe, Swakopmund Districts)

Type locality: Aus and Konkiep, Great Namaqualand, Southwest Africa.  
TypesSyntypes: TM 17689–91, 17693–17695 (Fig. 67): coll. V. FitzSimons, 31 July 1937. 
CommentSynonymy partly after WERMUTH 1965.

Distribution: see map in BRANCH et al. 2011. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M. Lamb, Trip. Branch, William R. 2006. A revision of the Pachydactylus serval and P. weberi groups (Reptilia: Gekkota: Gekkonidae) of Southern Africa, with the description of eight new species. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 57 (12-24):595-709. - get paper here
  • Branch, William R.; Aaron M. Bauer, Todd R. Jackman, and Matthew Heinicke 2011. A New Species of the Pachydactylus weberi Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Namibrand Reserve, Southern Namibia. Breviora (524): 1-15. - get paper here
  • Fitzsimons,V.F.M. 1941. Descriptions of some new lizards from South Africa and a frog from southern Rhodesia. Ann. Transvaal Mus. (Pretoria) 20 (3): 273-281 - get paper here
  • Girard, Francis 2002. Maintenance and Captive Reproduction of Two Small, South African Geckos Pachydactylus geitje (SPARRMAN, 1778) and Pachydactylus weberi Raux, 1907. Gekko 3 (1): 14-18
  • Herrmann, H.-W.; W.R. Branch 2013. Fifty years of herpetological research in the Namib Desert and Namibia with an updated and annotated species checklist. Journal of Arid Environments 93: 94–115 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Mashinini, P. L. and Mahlangu, L. M. 2013. An annotated catalogue of the types of gekkonid lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in the Herpetology collection of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, South Africa. Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 3: 165-181
  • VISSER, J. 1984. Tierboskat-geitjes kies klipperige woonplek. Akkedisse van Suider-Afrika 7. Landbouweek- blad, 27 April 1984:48–49, 51, 53
  • Werner,F. 1915. Reptilia und Amphibia. In: Michaelsen,W.: Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Land- und Süsswasserfauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas III, pp. 325-376 - get paper here
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