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Pachydactylus oculatus HEWITT, 1927

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Golden Spotted Gecko, Inland Thick-toed Gecko 
SynonymPachydactylus capensis oculatus HEWITT 1927: 394
Pachydactylus oculatus — KLUGE 1993
Pachydactylus oculatus — RÖSLER 2000: 99
Pachydactylus oculatus — BATES et al. 2014: 138 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (S Orange Free State, Cape Province)

Type locality: Cyrilhurst Farm, 6 miles off Tarkastad, Cape Province.  
TypesHolotype: PEM 5304 
CommentLOVERIDGE 1947 (and WERMUTH 1965) synonymized P. capensis oculatus with P. maculatus.

Type not in South Africa fide SAMA catalog (Anonymous 1958). 
  • 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.
  • Conradie, Werner; Brian Reeves , Neil Brown, & Jan A. Venter 2016. Herpetofauna of the Oviston, Commando Drift and Tsolwana nature reserves in the arid interior of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Indago 32: 81-98 - get paper here
  • 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. 1927. Further descriptions of reptiles and batrachians from South Africa. Rec. Albany Mus. (Grahamstown) 3 (5): 371-415
  • 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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