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Pachydactylus parascutatus BAUER, LAMB & BRANCH, 2002

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPachydactylus parascutatus BAUER, LAMB & BRANCH 2002 
DistributionN Namibia (Opuwo District, Kunene Region)

Type locality: vivinity of Para Camp, 2 km north of Sesfontein, Opuwo District, Kunene Region, Namibia (19 ° 7’ 28’’ S, 13° 35’ 29’’ E).  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SMWN = SMW R 9454, National Museum of Namibia, previously CAS 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after its type locality and its similarity to P. scutatus. 
References
  • Bauer, Aaron M., Trip Lamb, and William R. Branch 2002. A revision of Pachydactylus scutatus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with the description of a new species from northern Namibia. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 53 (3): 23-36 - 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
  • Schleicher, Alfred 2015. Reptilien Namibias. Namibia Scientific  Society, 276 pp.
 
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