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Pachydactylus namaquensis (SCLATER, 1898)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Common NamesNamaqua Thick-toed Gecko 
SynonymElasmodactylus namaquensis SCLATER 1898
Pachydactylus namaquensis — METHUEN & HEWITT 1914: 128
Pachydactylus namaquensis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 347
Pachydactylus namaquensis — WERMUTH 1965: 396
Pachydactylus namaquensis — KLUGE 1993
Pachydactylus namaquensis — RÖSLER 2000: 98
Pachydactylus namaquensis — BATES et al. 2014: 137 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (Namaqualand, Cape Province), Namibia

Type locality: Namaqualand.  
TypesHolotype: SAM 
  • Anonymous 1958. A List of Zoological and Botanical Types preserved in collections in Southern and East Africa. Volume I - Zoology, Part 1. South African Museums' Association, Pretoria, i-vi, 1-147. - get paper here
  • 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., and Branch, W.R. 2003. The herpetofauna of the Richtersveld National Park, Northern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa. Herpetological Natural History 8: 111-160 [2001]
  • Branch W R. Bauer A M. Good D A. 1996. A review of the Namaqua gecko, Pachydactylus namaquensis (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from southern Africa, with the description of two new species. South African J Zoology 31 (2): 53-69. - 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
  • Methuen,P.A. & Hewitt,J. 1914. [The Percy Sladen Memorial Expedition to Great Namaqualand 1912-1913.] Records and descriptions of the reptiles and batrachians of the collection. Ann. Transvaal Mus. (Pretoria) 4 (3): 117-145 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Sclater, W. L. 1898. List of the reptiles and batrachians of South Africa, with descriptions of new species. Annals of the South African Museum 1: 95-111. - get paper here
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