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Afroedura tembulica (HEWITT, 1926)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Tembu Flat gecko, Queenstown Rock Gecko 
SynonymOedura tembulica HEWITT 1926: 415
Oedura tembulica — FITZSIMONS 1930: 24
Afroedura tembulica — LOVERIDGE 1947: 268
Afroedura tembulica — WERMUTH 1965
Afroedura tembulica — RÖSLER 2000: 58
Afroedura tembulica — BATES et al. 2014: 98 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (E Cape Province)

Type locality: Cofimvaba, Tembuland, Cape Province  
TypesSyntypes: PEM R9448–66 (formerly AMG 5033, 5044, 5028), MCZ R-22094 
DiagnosisDescription: Loveridge 1947: 268 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • CONRADIE, WERNER; WILLIAM R. BRANCH, & GILLIAN WATSON 2019. Type specimens in the Port Elizabeth Museum, South Africa, including the historically important Albany Museum collection. Part 2: Reptiles (Squamata). Zootaxa 4576 (1): 001–045 - get paper here
  • Hewitt, J. 1926. Descriptions of new and little known lizards and batrachians from South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 20 (6): 413-431
  • 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. 1947. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gekkondiae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 98: 1-469 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
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