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Pachydactylus barnardi FITZSIMONS, 1941

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesBarnard's Rough Gecko, Barnard’s Thick-toed gecko 
SynonymPachydactylus capensis barnardi FITZSIMONS 1941: 273
Pachydactylus capensis barnardi — LOVERIDGE 1947: 372
Pachydactylus capensis barnardi — WERMUTH 1965: 117
Pachydactylus barnardi — LAMB & BAUER 2000
Pachydactylus rugosus barnardi — RÖSLER 2000: 99
Pachydactylus barnardi — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013
Pachydactylus barnardi — BATES et al. 2014: 127 
DistributionW Republic of South Africa (S Little Namaqualand, Cape Province), Namibia

Type locality: Garies, Little Namaqualand, Cape Province.  
TypesHolotype: SAM 18055, paratypes: TM 
CommentDistribution not yet corrected for elevation of P. rugosus barnardi to species status. 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Keppel Harcourt Barnard (1887-1964), a UK-born South African invertebrate zoologist particularly interested in marine crustaceans.  
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