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Goggia microlepidota (FITZSIMONS, 1939)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Small-scaled leaf-toed Lecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus microlepidotus FITZSIMONS 1939: 5
Phyllodactylus microlepidotus — LOVERIDGE 1947: 247
Phyllodactylus microlepidotus — WERMUTH 1965: 140
Phyllodactylus microlepidotus — KLUGE 1993
Goggia microlepidota — BAUER et al. 1997
Goggia microlepidota — RÖSLER 2000: 83
Goggia microlepidota — BATES et al. 2014: 112 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (W Cape Province, Cedarberg, from Pakhuis Pass south to Ceres)

Type locality: Pakhuis Pass, Clanwilliam District, Cape Province  
TypesHolotype: SAM 
DiagnosisDescription: Loveridge 1947: 247. 
CommentSympatry: Sympatric with G. hexapora. 
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  • Barts, M. 2021. Geckos aus dem südlichen Afrika. DATZ 2021 (5): 24-34
  • Bauer A M. Good D A. Branch W R. 1997. The taxonomy of the Southern African leaf-toed geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with a review of Old World "Phyllodactylus" and the description of five new genera. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 49 (14): 447-497. - get paper here
  • Bauer, Aaron M. 1997. Family Gekkonidae. Genus Phyllodactylus. In: J. H. van Wyk (ed.): Proceedings of the Fitzsimons Commemorative Symposium, South African Lizards: 50 years of Progress. - Herp. Assoc. Africa (Matieland, South Afr.), pp. 24-28
  • Branch, William R.;Bauer, Aaron 1996. Notes on two poorly-known Phyllodactylus (Squamata: gekkonidae) from South Africa. Herpetological Natural History 4 (2): 127-134 [1997]
  • Fitzsimons,V.F.M. 1939. Descriptions of some new species and subspecies of lizards from South Africa. Annals Transvaal Mus. 20 (1): 5-16
  • 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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