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Pachydactylus macrolepis FITZSIMONS, 1939

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPachydactylus mariquensis macrolepis FITZSIMONS 1939
Pachydactylus mariequensis macrolepis [sic] FITZSIMONS 1939: 6
Pachydactylus mariquensis macrolepis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 347
Pachydactylus mariquensis macrolepis — WERMUTH 1965: 120
Pachydactylus macrolepis — BAUER et al. 2011 
DistributionSouth Africa (western Northern Cape Province)

Type locality: Springbokfontein and Namaqualand.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: SAM ZR 1159, PEM R17688*, SAM ZR 02417 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the Marico district where it actually does not occur (Bauer et al. 2011). 
References
  • 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
  • Fitzsimons,V.F.M. 1939. Descriptions of some new species and subspecies of lizards from South Africa. Ann. Transvaal Mus. (Pretoria) 20 (1): 5-16
  • 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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