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Lygodactylus inexpectatus Pasteur, 1965

Dar Es Salam dwarf gecko, Dar'es Salaam dwarf gecko, Dar-es-Salaam dwarf gecko

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1926

 

Distribution

Dar Es Salam, Tanzania

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype (Pasteur, 1965; Broadley & Howell, 1991).

https://mczbase.mcz.harvard.edu/guid/MCZ:Herp:R-67121

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pasteur, G. (1965) ("1964"). Notes préliminaires sur les lygodactyles (gekkonidés). IV. Diagnoses de quelques formes africaines et malgaches. Bulletin du Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris 36: 311-314.

 

Other references:

Broadley, D. G. and Howell, K. M. (1991). A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1-70.

Röll, Beate; Heike Pröhl, Klaus-Peter Hoffmann. (2010). Multigene phylogenetic analysis of Lygodactylus dwarf geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56(1): 327-335.

Rösler, H. (2000). Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153.

Spawls, S., Howell, K., Drewes, R. C. and Ashe, J. (2001). A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press. 543 pp.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/10082/dar-es-salaam-dwarf-gecko

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Lygodactylus&species=inexpectatus

 

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