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Taxonomy of the family Gekkonidae
Bibliography of the genus Afroedura
Biodiversity of the family Gekkonidae








Genus
Afroedura

Flat Geckos, Thick-tailed Rock Geckos, (Rock Geckos)

Südafrikanische Felsengeckos, (Felsengeckos)

Afrikanske Klippegekkoer

1944 Afroedura Loveridge (type species: Afroedura karroica bogerti Loveridge 1944)
Contents: 28 species, of which 23 (82.1%) are endemic.
Distribution: Angola, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape), Zimbabwe.

Afroedura africana

Southwest African Flat Gecko, (African Thick-tailed Gecko)

Südwestafrikanischer Felsengecko

Sydvestafrikansk Klippegekko

1888 Oedura africana Boulenger
Afroedura africana Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Previously included namaquensis and tirasensis.
Distribution: Namibia.


Afroedura amatolica

Amatola Flat Gecko

Amatola-Felsengecko

Amatola-klippegekko

1925 Oedura amatolica Hewitt
Afroedura amatolica Branch 1988

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of nivaria (e.g., Loveridge 1947; Waal 1978; Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape).


Afroedura bogerti

Angolan Flat Gecko

Angolischer Felsengecko

Angolansk Klippegekko

1944 Afroedura karroica bogerti Loveridge
Afroedura bogerti Onderstall 1984

Remarks: Taxonomic status of the Namibian population is unresolved (Griffin 2003).
Distribution: Angola, Namibia.


Afroedura broadleyi

Soutpansberg Flat Gecko

Soutpansberg-Felsengecko

Soutpansberg-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura broadleyi Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).


Afroedura gorongosa

Gorongosa Flat Gecko

Gorongosa-Felsengecko

Gorongosa-klippegekko

2017 Afroedura gorongosa Branch, Guyton, Schmitz, Barej, Naskrecki, Farooq, Verburgt & Rödel

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of transvaalica (e.g., Broadley 1966).
Distribution: Mozambique.


Afroedura granitica

Granitic Flat Gecko

Granit-Felsengecko

Granit-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura granitica Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).


Afroedura haackei

Nelspruit Flat Gecko, (Haacke's Flat Gecko)

Nelspruit-Felsengecko

Nelspruit-klippegekko

1984 Afroedura pondolia haackei Onderstall
Afroedura multiporis haackei Jacobsen 1989
Afroedura haackei Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer 2014

Distribution: South Africa (Mpumalanga).


Afroedura halli

Eastern Cape Flat Gecko, (Hall's Flat Gecko)

Kap-Felsengecko

Kap-klippegekko

1935 Oedura halli Hewitt
Afroedura karroica halli Loveridge 1947
Afroedura halli Branch 1998

Remarks: A record from KwaZulu-Natal (Bourquin 2004) refer to nivaria (Bates, Branch, Bauer, Burger, Marais, Alexander & Villiers [eds.] 2014).
Distribution: Lesotho, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State).


Afroedura hawequensis

Hawequa Flat Gecko

Hawequa-Felsengecko

Hawequa-klippegekko

1985 Afroedura hawequensis Mouton & Mostert

Distribution: South Africa (Western Cape).


Afroedura karroica

Karoo Flat Gecko

Karoo-Felsengecko

Karoo-klippegekko

1925 Oedura karroica Hewitt
Afroedura karroica Loveridge 1947
1926 Oedura karroica wilmoti Hewitt (Loveridge 1947; Kluge 2001)

Remarks: Previously included bogerti and halli.
Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Afroedura langi

Lowveld Flat Gecko, (Lang's Flat Gecko)

Lowveld-Felsengecko

Lowveld-klippegekko

1930 Oedura langi Fitzsimons
Afroedura pondolia langi Onderstall 1975
Afroedura langi Jacobsen 1992

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of pondolia (e.g., Loveridge 1947; Wermuth 1965).
Distribution: Mozambique, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga).


Afroedura leoloensis

Leolo Hills Flat Gecko

Leolo-Hills-Felsengecko

Leolo Hills-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura leoloensis Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga).


Afroedura loveridgei

Mozambique Flat Gecko, (Loveridge's Flat Gecko)

Mosambikanischer Felsengecko

Mozambiquisk Klippegekko

1964 Afroedura transvaalica loveridgei Broadley
Afroedura loveridgei Branch 1998

Distribution: Mozambique.


Afroedura major

Giant Swazi Flat Gecko

Großer Felsengecko

Stor Klippegekko

1984 Afroedura pondolia major Onderstall
Afroedura major Branch 1998

Distribution: Eswatini,


Afroedura maripi

Mariepskop Flat Gecko

Mariepskop-Felsengecko

Mariepskop-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura maripi Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).


Afroedura marleyi

Zulu Flat Gecko, (Marley's Flat Gecko)

Zulu-Felsengecko

Zulu-klippegekko

1930 Oedura marleyi Fitzsimons
Afroedura pondolia marleyi Loveridge 1947
Afroedura marleyi Branch 1998

Distribution: Eswatini, South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.


Afroedura multiporis

Woodbush Flat Gecko

Woodbush-Felsengecko

Woodbush-klippegekko

1925 Oedura pondolia multiporis Hewitt
Afroedura pondolia multiporis Loveridge 1947
Afroedura multiporis Jacobsen 1989

Remarks: Previously included haackei.
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).


Afroedura namaquensis

Namaqua Flat Gecko

Namaqua-Felsengecko

Namaqua-klippegekko

1938 Oedura namaquensis Fitzsimons
Afroedura namaquensis Loveridge 1947
Afroedura africana namaquensis Haacke 1965

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subspecies of africana (e.g., Haacke 1965). Revalidated as a separate species by Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer (2014).
Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape).


Afroedura nivaria

Drakensberg Flat Gecko, Mountain Flat Gecko, Snowy Flat Gecko

Drakensberg-Felsengecko

Drakensberg-klippegekko

1894 Oedura nivaria Boulenger
Afroedura nivaria Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Presence in Lesotho needs confirmation (Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer 2014). Listed for Eastern Cape by Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer (2014), but presumably in error, since the range map of the species shown in the same work comprises the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal, but not Eastern Cape, and moreover, their only studied specimen was from KwaZulu-Natal.
Distribution: South Africa (Free State, KwaZulu-Natal).


Afroedura pienaari

Waterpoort Flat Gecko

Waterpoort-Felsengecko

Waterpoort-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura pienaari Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).


Afroedura pondolia

Pondo Flat Gecko

Pondo-Felsengecko

Pondo-klippegekko

1925 Oedura pondolia Hewitt
Afroedura pondolia Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Previously included langi, major, marleyi and multiporis.
Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal).


Afroedura pongola

Pongola Flat Gecko

Pongola-Felsengecko

Pongola-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura pongola Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal).


Afroedura rondavelica

Rondavels Flat Gecko

Rondavels-Felsengecko

Rondavels-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura rondavelica Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Mpumalanga).


Afroedura rupestris

Sekukhuneland Flat Gecko

Sekukhuneland-Felsengecko

Sekukhuneland-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura rupestris Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).


Afroedura tembulica

Tembu Flat Gecko, Tembo Flat Gecko

Tembu-Felsengecko

Tembu-klippegekko

1926 Oedura tembulica Hewitt
Afroedura tembulica Loveridge 1947

Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape).


Afroedura tirasensis

Lüderitz Flat Gecko

Lüderitz-Felsengecko

Lüderitz-klippegekko

1965 Afroedura africana tirasensis Haacke
Afroedura tirasensis Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer 2014

Distribution: Namibia.


Afroedura transvaalica

Transvaal Flat Gecko, Zimbabwe Flat Gecko, Transvaal Thick-tailed Gecko

Transvaal-Felsengecko

Transvaal-klippegekko

1925 Oedura transvaalica Hewitt
Afroedura transvaalica Loveridge 1947
1925 Oedura transvaalica platyceps Hewitt (Onderstall 1984)
Afroedura transvaalica platyceps Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Previously included loveridgei and the populations now assigned to gorongosa. Records from Mozambique refer to these species (Branch, Guyton, Schmitz, Barej, Naskrecki, Farooq, Verburgt & Rödel 2017).
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo), Zimbabwe.


Afroedura waterbergensis

Waterberg Flat Gecko

Waterberg-Felsengecko

Waterberg-klippegekko

2014 Afroedura waterbergensis Jacobsen, Kuhn, Jackman & Bauer

Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo).