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Rhoptropus biporosus FITZSIMONS, 1957

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymRhoptropus biporosus FITZSIMONS 1957
Rhoptropus biporosus — WERMUTH 1965: 160
Rhoptropus biporosus — KLUGE 1993
Rhoptropus biporosus — RÖSLER 2000: 109
Rhoptropus biporosus — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013 
DistributionNW Namibia

Type locality: Orupembe, 120 miles west of Ohopoho, Kaokoveld, Southwest Africa (= Namibia) Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: TM 24198 
CommentMax. SVL 51 mm. 
References
  • Bauer A M. Good D A. 1996. Phylogenetic systematics of the day geckos, genus Rhoptropus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), of south-western Africa. Journal of Zoology 238 (4): 635- 663
  • FitzSimons, V. 1957. Reptilia. Serpentes and Sauria. In: Hanström-Perbrinck, B., and G. Rudebeck, South African animal lite. Results of the Lund University Expedition in 1950-1951. Almqvist and Wiksell, Stockholm, pp. 385-405.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Schneider, Christian and Mirko Barts. 2014. Die Geckos der Gattung Rhoptropus. Sauria 36 (3): 29-39
 
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