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Urocotyledon palmata (MOCQUARD, 1902)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Congo Palm Gecko 
SynonymPhyllodactylus palmatus MOCQUARD 1902: 410
Diplodactylus palmatus — LOVERIDGE 1947: 253
Phyllodactylus palmatus — UNDERWOOD 1954: 472
Phyllodactylus palmatus — WERMUTH 1965: 141
Urocotyledon palmata — KLUGE 1993
Urocotyledon palmata — RÖSLER 1995: 162
Urocotyledon palmata — CHIRIO & LEBRETON 2007: 146 
DistributionCameroon, Gabon, W Congo (Brazzaville) (WELCH 1994, WERMUTH 1965)

Type locality: 50 km west of Lambarene, French Equatorial Africa.  
TypesSyntypes: MNHN-RA 1901.0527 and MNHN-RA 1901.0528 (2 syntypes) 
CommentNot listed for the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Broadley (1998). 
  • Carlino, P. & Pauwels, O.S.G. 2015. An Updated Reptile List of Ivindo National Park, the Herpetofaunal Hotspot of Gabon. Bull. Chicago Herp. Soc. 50(3): 25-39 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Kluge, A.G. 1983. Cladistic relationships among gekkonid lizards. Copeia 1983 (2): 465-475 - 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
  • Mocquard, F. 1902. Sur des reptiles et batraciens de l’Afrique Orientale Anglaise, du Gabon et de la Guinée Francaise (Région de Kouroussa). Bulletin du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 8: 404—417. - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vande Weghe, J.P. 2008. Les reptiles du Gabon. Smithsonian Institution, Washington: 272 pp. - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Underwood, Garth 1954. On the classifcation and evolution of geckos. Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 124 (3): 469-492
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