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Ptyodactylus togoensis TORNIER, 1901

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Higher TaxaPhyllodactylidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Togo Fan-footed gecko 
SynonymPtyodactylus hasselquistii var. togoensis TORNIER 1901: 68
Ptyodactylus hasselquistii togoensis — LOVERIDGE 1947: 283
Ptyodactylus togoensis — BAUER et al. 2017: 200
Ptyodactylus togoensis — TRAPE 2017 
DistributionTogo, Libya

Type locality: “Mangu” [= Mango, formerly Sansanné-Mango,Togo].  
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 16312, 16622 
DiagnosisDescription: Loveridge 1947: 283. 
CommentSynonymy: has been synonymized with P. ragazzi by Heimes 1987.

Karyotype: Chrostek et al. 2023. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Jonathan C. DeBoer , Dylan J. Taylor 2017. Atlas of the Reptiles of Libya. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 64 (8): 155-318 - get paper here
  • Chrostek G, Domaradzka A, Yurchenko A, Kratochvíl L, Mazzoleni S, Rovatsos M 2023. Cytogenetic Analysis of Seven Species of Gekkonid and Phyllodactylid Geckos. Genes 14 (1): 178 - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 1987. Beitrag zur Systematik der Fächerfinger (Sauria: Gekkonidae: Ptyodactylus). Salamandra 23 (4): 212-235 - 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
  • Tornier,G. 1901. Die Crocodile, Schildkröten und Eidechsen in Togo. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 1901, Beiheft: 65-88 - get paper here
  • TRAPE, Jean-François 2017. Une nouvelle espèce de gecko palmé du genre Ptyodactylus Goldfuss, 1820 (Sauria, Ptyodactilidae) de Mauritanie. Bull. Soc. Herp. France 163: 53-66
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