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Afroedura hawequensis MOUTON & MOSTET, 1985

IUCN Red List - Afroedura hawequensis - Least Concern, LR

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Haweqa Flat Gecko, Cape Rock Gecko 
SynonymAfroedura hawequensis MOUTON & MOSTET 1985
Afroedura hawequensis — RÖSLER 1995: 94
Afroedura hawequensis — MASHININI & MAHLANGU 2013 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (SW Cape Province, Hawekwa)

Type locality: Hawekwa mountains near Paarl (33 figs 41’05”S 19°05’42”E), Cape Province (now Western Cape Province), South Africa, elevation 1140 m.  
TypesHolotype: DNMNH (= TM) 58437, adult male 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • 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.
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mouton P le F N; Mostert D P 1985. Description of a new species of Afroedura (Loveridge) (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from the south-western Cape. South African J Zoology 20 (4) 1985: 246-249
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
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