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Pachydactylus parascutatus BAUER, LAMB & BRANCH, 2002

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymPachydactylus parascutatus BAUER, LAMB & BRANCH 2002
Pachydactylus parascutatus — SCHLEICHER 2020 
DistributionN Namibia (Opuwo District, Kunene Region)

Type locality: vivinity of Para Camp, 2 km north of Sesfontein, Opuwo District, Kunene Region, Namibia (19 ° 7’ 28’’ S, 13° 35’ 29’’ E).  
TypesHolotype: NMNW = SMW R 9454, National Museum of Namibia, previously CAS 214755. 
EtymologyNamed after its type locality and its similarity to P. scutatus. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M., Trip Lamb, and William R. Branch 2002. A revision of Pachydactylus scutatus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with the description of a new species from northern Namibia. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 53 (3): 23-36 - get paper here
  • Herrmann, H.-W.; W.R. Branch 2013. Fifty years of herpetological research in the Namib Desert and Namibia with an updated and annotated species checklist. Journal of Arid Environments 93: 94–115 - get paper here
  • Lobón-Rovira J, Vaz Pinto P, S. Becker F, Tolley KA, Measey J, Bennet B, Boon B, de Sá S, Conradie W 2022. An updated herpetofaunal species inventory of Iona National Park in southwestern Angola. Check List 18(2): 289-321 - get paper here
  • Schleicher, Alfred 2015. Reptilien Namibias. Namibia Scientific  Society, 276 pp.
  • Schleicher, Alfred 2020. Reptiles of Namibia. Kuiseb Publishers, Windhoek, Namibia, 271 pp.
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