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Rhoptropus montanus LAURENT, 1964

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMountain Day Gecko 
SynonymRhoptropus boultoni montanus LAURENT 1964
Rhoptropus boultoni montanus — WERMUTH 1965: 161
Rhoptropus boultoni montanus — BAUER & GOOD 1996: 644
Rhoptropus boultoni montanus — SCHNEIDER & BARTS 2014
Rhoptropus montanus — MARQUES et al. 2018
Rhoptropus montanus — BRANCH et al. 2019 
DistributionAngola (only known from the type locality)

Type locality: Boca da Humpata, area of Sá da Bandeira (1850 m elevation), Hufla, Angola.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MD 1854 (= Museu Dundo, Angola) 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
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
  • Branch, William R.; Pedro Vaz Pinto, Ninda Baptista, and Werner Conradie 2019. The Reptiles of Angola: History, Diversity, Endemism and Hotspots. Chapter 13 in: B. J. Huntley et al. (eds.), Biodiversity of Angola, Springer Verlag, - get paper here
  • Laurent, R.F. 1964. Reptiles et batraciens de l'Angola (troisième contribution). Companhia de Di amantes de Angola (Diamang), Serviços Culturais, Museu do Dundo (Angola), No. 67, 165 pp.
  • Marques, Mariana P.; Luis M. P. Ceríaco , David C. Blackburn , and Aaron M. Bauer 2018. Diversity and Distribution of the Amphibians and Terrestrial Reptiles of Angola -- Atlas of Historical and Bibliographic Records (1840–2017). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 4) 65: 1-501 (Supplement II)
  • Schneider, Christian and Mirko Barts. 2014. Die Geckos der Gattung Rhoptropus. Sauria 36 (3): 29-39 - get paper here
  • Wermuth, H. 1965. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Gekkonidae, Pygopodidae, Xantusiidae. Das Tierreich (80): 1—246
 
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