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Pachydactylus goodi BAUER, LAMB & BRANCH, 2006

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesGood’s Gecko 
SynonymPachydactylus goodi BAUER, LAMB & BRANCH 2006: 679
Pachydactylus weberi — BAUER & LAMB 2005 (part.)
Pachydactylus goodi — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013
Pachydactylus goodi — BATES et al. 2014: 131 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (Northern Cape Province)

Type locality: South Africa, Northern Cape Province, 10 km S Vioolsdrif. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: TM 27962 (Fig. 113): Adult male; coll. W.D.Haacke, December 1962. PARATYPES: TM, CAS. 
Comment 
EtymologyETYMOLOGY.—The specific epithet is a patronym honoring David A. Good who, with the first and third authors, performed a herpetofaunal survey of the Richtersveld and collected much of the material of the P. weberi group from along the lower Orange Valley during the mid-1990s. 
References
  • Bates, M.F.; Branch, W.R., Bauer, A.M.; Burger, M., Marais, J.; Alexander, G.J. & de Villliers, M.S. (eds.) 2014. Atlas and Red List of the Reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. Suricata 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, 512 pp.
  • Bauer, A.M. & Lamb, T. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships of southern African geckos in the Pachydactylus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae). African Journal of Herpetology 54 (2): 105-129 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
 
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