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Lygodactylus depressus SCHMIDT, 1919

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Zaire Dwarf Gecko 
SynonymLygodactylus depressus SCHMIDT 1919: 466
Lygodactylus picturatus depressus — LOVERIDGE 1947: 227
Lygodactylus picturatus depressus — WERMUTH 1965: 106
Lygodactylus depressus — KLUGE 1993
Lygodactylus (Lygodactylus) depressus — RÖSLER 2000: 92
Lygodactylus depressus — RÖLL et al. 2010 
DistributionCongo (Brazzaville), C (E?) Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Central African Republic, Cameroon

Type locality: Medje, Ituri Forest, Belgian Congo.  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 10345 
DiagnosisDescription: Loveridge 1947: 227. 
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59. - 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
  • Pasteur,G. 1964. Recherches sur l'évolution des lygodactyles, lézards Afro-Malagaches actuels. Trav. Inst. Scient. Chérif., Ser. Zool., No. 29: 1-132 [1965]
  • Röll, Beate; Heike Pröhl, Klaus-Peter Hoffmann 2010. Multigene phylogenetic analysis of Lygodactylus dwarf geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56 (1): 327-335 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Schmidt, Karl Patterson 1919. Contributions to the Herpetology of the Belgian Congo based on the Collection of the American Congo Expedition, 1909-1915. Part I: turtles, crocodiles, lizards, and chamaeleons. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 39 (2): 385-624 - get paper here
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