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Afroedura bogerti LOVERIDGE, 1944

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Bogert's Rock Gecko 
SynonymAfroedura karroica bogerti LOVERIDGE 1944: 1
Afroedura bogerti — ONDERSTALL 1984
Afroedura bogerti — RÖSLER 2000: 57
Afroedura bogerti — BAUER 2013 (plates)
Afroedura cf. bogerti — HERRMANN & BRANCH 2013
Afroedura cf. bogerti — BUTLER et al. 2019 
DistributionEC Angola (Cuanza), Namibia

Type locality: Namba (Mombolo), Cuanza Sul Province, Angola [Mombolo: 12°10’S, 14°50’E, Missão da Namba: 11°55’ S, 14°51’E)  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 47841, adult male 
CommentType species: Afroedura karroica bogerti LOVERIDGE 1944 is the type species of the genus Afroedura LOVERIDGE 1944.

Distribution: see map in Branch et al. 2017: 161. 
EtymologyNamed after Charles Mitchill Bogert (1908-1992), former curator of the Department of Herpetology of the American Museum of Natural History. 
  • BARTS, M. & COLACICCO, F. 2019. Afrikanische Felsengeckos: Feldnotizen und Terrarienhaltung von Arten der Gattung Afroedura Loveridg e, 1944 – Teil III: Afroedura bogerti (Loveridg e, 1944). Sauria 41 (3): 31-36 - get paper here
  • Barts, M. & HAACKE, W. 2009. Afroedura bogerti (Loveridge, 1944) Reproduction. African Herp News (50): 39 - get paper here
  • Bauer, A.M. 2013. Geckos - The Animal Answer Guide. Johns Hopkins University Press, 159 pp.
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Branch WR, Haacke W, Vaz Pinto P, Conradie W, Baptista N, Verburgt L, Verisimmo L 2017. Loveridge’s Angolan geckos, Afroedura karroica bogerti and Pachydactylus scutatus angolensis (Sauria, Gekkonidae): new distribution records, comments on type localities and taxonomic status. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93(1): 157-166. - get paper here
  • BRANCH, WILLIAM R.; JENNIFER A. GUYTON, ANDREAS SCHMITZ, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, PIOTR NASKRECKI, HARITH FAROOQ, LUKE VERBURGT, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL 2017. Description of a new flat gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Afroedura) from Mount Gorongosa, Mozambique. Zootaxa 4324 (1): 142–160 - get paper here
  • Butler, B O; Ceríaco, L M P; Marques, M P; Bandeira, S; Júlio, T; Heinicke, M P & Bauer, A M; 2019. Herpetological survey of Huíla Province, Southwest Angola, including first records of Bicuar National Park. Herpetological Review 50 (2): 225-240 - 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
  • JACOBSEN, NIELS H. G.; ARIANNA L. KUHN, TODD R. JACKMAN & AARON M. BAUER 2014. A phylogenetic analysis of the southern African gecko genus Afroedura Loveridge (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with the description of nine new species from Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa. Zootaxa 3846 (4): 451–501 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1944. New geckos of the genera Afroedura, new genus, and Pachydactylus from Angola. American Museum Novitates 1254: 1-4 - get paper here
  • 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)
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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