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Goggia rupicola (FITZSIMONS, 1938)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Namaqua Dwarf Leaf-toed Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus lineatus rupicolus FITZSIMONS 1938: 162
Phyllodactylus lineatus rupicolus — KLUGE 1993
Phyllodactylus rupicolus — BRANCH et al. 1995: 40
Goggia rupicola — BAUER et al. 1997
Goggia rupicola — RÖSLER 2000: 83
Goggia rupicola — BATES et al. 2014: 113 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa;

Type locality: between O´okiep and Springbok, Little-Namaqualand  
TypesHolotype: DNMNH (= TM) 18161 
EtymologyRupicolous means “inhabiting rocks and stones”. 
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Branch, W. R., A. M. BAUER & D. A. GOOD 1995. Species limits in the Phyllodactylus lineatus complex (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), with the elevation of two taxa to specific status and the description of two new species. J. Herp. Assoc. Africa 44 (2): 33-54. - get paper here
  • Fitzsimons,V.F.M. 1938. Transvaal Museum Expedition to South-West Africa and Little Namaqualand, May to August 1937 - Reptiles and Amphibians. Annals Transvaal Mus. 19 (2): 153-209 - 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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