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Pachydactylus kobosensis FITZSIMONS, 1938

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common Names 
SynonymPachydactylus kobosensis FITZSIMONS 1938: 170
Pachydactylus kobosensis — LOVERIDGE 1947
Pachydactylus kobosensis — WERMUTH 1965: 119
Pachydactylus kobosensis — KLUGE 1993
Pachydactylus kobosensis — RÖSLER 2000: 98
Pachydactylus kobosensis — BAUER et al. 2006
Pachydactylus kobosensis — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013 
DistributionNamibia (Rehoboth, Windhoek Districts), elevation > 1500 m.

Type locality: Kobos Farm, 40 miles south of Rehoboth, Namaqualand, Southwest Africa.  
TypesHolotype: TM 17574: Adult male; coll. V. FitzSimons, 21 July 1937. 
CommentCONSERVATION STATUS.—Pachydactylus kobosensisis apparently highly restricted in its distribution, but under no obvious threat.

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
  • Bauer, Aaron M., Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Matthew P. Heinicke and David C. Blackburn. 2015. Geographic Distribution. Pachydactylus barnardi FitzSimons, 1941, Barnard's Rough Gecko. African Herp News (62): 35-37
  • 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. 1938. Transvaal Museum Expedition to South-West Africa and Little Namaqualand, May to August 1937 - Reptiles and Amphibians. Ann. Transvaal Mus. (Pretoria) 19 (2): 153-209 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • VISSER, J. 1984. Tierboskat-geitjes kies klipperige woonplek. Akkedisse van Suider-Afrika 7. Landbouweek- blad, 27 April 1984:48–49, 51, 53
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