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Lygodactylus petteri (PASTEUR & BLANC, 1967)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Petter’s Dwarf Gecko 
SynonymLygodactylus madagascariensis petteri PASTEUR & BLANC 1967
Lygodactylus (Domerguella) madagascariensis petteri — RÖSLER 2000: 93
Lygodactylus madagascariensis petteri — KRÜGER 2001
Lygodactylus madagascariensis petteri — GIPPNER et al. 2021
Lygodactylus petteri — VENCES et al. 2022 
DistributionN Madagascar

Type locality: Montagne d’Ambre, in der Nähe der Grotte des Roussettes, N Madagascar (fide KRÜGER 2001)  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1990.0004 
EtymologyNamed after Jean-Jacques Petter. 
  • Krüger, Jens 2001. Die madagassischen Gekkoniden. Teil II: Die Geckos der Gattung Lygodactylus GRAY 1864 (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae). Gekkota 3: 3-28
  • Pasteur, G., and C. P. Blanc. 1967. Les lézards du sous—genre malgache de lygodactyles Domerguella (gekkonidés). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France, 92:583—597.
  • PUENTE, MARTA; FRANK GLAW, DAVID R. VIEITES & MIGUEL VENCES 2009. Review of the systematics, morphology and distribution of Malagasy dwarf geckos, genera Lygodactylus and Microscalabotes (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 2103: 1-76 - 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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