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Pachydactylus latirostris HEWITT, 1923

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPachydactylus latirostris HEWITT 1923
Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris — LOVERIDGE 1947: 345
Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris — WERMUTH 1965: 120
Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris — GIRARD 2001
Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris — BARTS & MÜLLER 2009
Pachydactylus latirostris — BAUER et al. 2011 
DistributionSouthwest Africa (southern Great Namaqualand, NW of the Cape Province

Type locality: Victoria West, Cape Province.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: PEM R12383-4 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the Marico district where it actually does not occur (Bauer et al. 2011). 
References
  • BARTS, M. & F. MÜLLER 2009. On a Case of Double - headedness (Bicephalism) in Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris Hewitt, 1923. Sauria 31 (1): 53-54 - get paper here
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Matthew P. Heinicke, Todd R. Jackman & William R. Branch 2011. Systematics of the Pachydactylus mariquensis group of geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae): Status of P. mariquensis latirostris, P. m. macrolepis and P. amoenus. Navorsinge nas. Mus., Bloemfontein 27 (4): 85-107
  • Girard, Francis 2001. Maintenance and Captive Reproduction of the South African Terrestrial Gecko, Pachydactylus mariquensis. Gekko 2 (1): 7-11
  • Hewitt, J. 1923. Descriptions of two new S. African geckos of the genus Pachydactylus. Annals of the Natal Museum, 5:67-71
  • Loveridge,A. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Wermuth, H. 1965. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Gekkonidae, Pygopodidae, Xantusiidae. Das Tierreich (80): 1—246
 
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