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








Genus
Pachydactylus

Typical Thick-toed Geckos*

Dickfingergeckos

Egentlige Tykfingergekkoer*

1834 Pachydactylus Wiegmann (type species: Pachydactylus bergii Wiegmann 1834)
1843 Colobopus Fitzinger (type species: Anoplopus inunguis Wagler (=Gecko inunguis Cuvier 1817); syn. Kluge 1991)
1845 Cantinia Gray [not Cantinia Rye (Insecta: Coleoptera)] (type species: Pachydactylus elegans Gray 1845; syn. Kluge 1991)
1869 Colopus Peters (type species: Colopus wahlbergi Peters 1869; syn. Heinicke, Jackman & Bauer 2017)
1908 Palmatogecko Andersson (type species: Palmatogecko rangei Andersson 1908; syn. Bauer & Lamb 2005)
1910 Syndactylosaura Werner (type species: Syndactylosaura schultzei Werner 1910; syn. Bauer & Lamb 2005)
1966 Kaokogecko Steyn & Haacke (type species: Kaokogecko vanzyli Steyn & Haacke 1966; syn. Bauer & Lamb 2005)
Contents: 57 species, of which 30 (52.6%) are endemic.
Other common names:
Kaokogecko: Kaoko Web-footed Gecko
Palmatogecko: Web-footed Geckos
Remarks: Previously included Elasmodactylus and four species (bibronii, fitzsimonsi, pulitzerae, turneri), now placed in Chondrodactylus. Within the past decades, three genera have been synonymized with Pachydactylus (Colopus, Kaokogecko, Palmatogecko), adding four species to the genus (kochii, rangei, vanzyli, wahlbergii). Species of the genera Chondrodactylus and Elasmodactylus are also referred to as Thick-toed Geckos.
Distribution: C. and S. Africa.
Reported from: Angola, Botswana, Congo-Kinshasa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West Province, Northern Cape, Western Cape), Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Pachydactylus acuminatus

Namibian Thick-toed Gecko*

Namibischer Dickfingergecko*

Namibisk Tykfingergekko*

1941 Pachydactylus weberi acuminatus Fitzsimons
Pachydactylus acuminatus Fitzsimons 1943

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym or subspecies of weberi (e.g., Branch 1988). Revalidated by Bauer, Lamb & Branch (2006).
Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus affinis

Transvaal Thick-toed Gecko

Transvaal-Dickfingergecko*

Transvaal-tykfingergekko*

1896 Pachydactylus affinis Boulenger
Pachydactylus capensis affinis Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Regarded as a distinct species by Branch (1998) and Schmidt (2002).
Distribution: Mozambique, South Africa (Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West Province).


Pachydactylus amoenus

Kamaggas Thick-toed Gecko*, Namaqua Banded Gecko

Kamaggas-Dickfingergecko*

Kamaggas-tykfingergekko*

1910 Pachydactylus amoenus Werner

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of mariquensis (e.g., Branch, Baard, Haacke, Jacobsen, Poynton & Broadley 1988). Consequently not mentioned by Branch (1988, 1998). Nevertheless, regarded as a valid species by Kluge (1991, 1993, 2001), a status which was confirmed by Bauer, Heinicke, Jackman & Branch (2011).
Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus angolensis

Angolan Thick-toed Gecko, Angolan Rough-scaled Gecko

Gewöhnliche Angolischer Dickfingergecko*

Angola-tykfingergekko*

1944 Pachydactylus scutatus angolensis Loveridge
Pachydactylus angolensis Bauer, Lamb & Branch 2002

Distribution: Angola.


Pachydactylus atorquatus

Augrabies Thick-toed Gecko*

Augrabies-Dickfingergecko*

Augrabies-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus atorquatus Bauer, Barts & Hulbert
2006 Pachydactylus goodi Bauer, Lamb & Branch (Smid, Engelbrecht, Taft, Telford, Makhubo, Bauer & Tolley 2018)

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus austeni

Port Nolloth Thick-toed Gecko*, (Austen's Thick-toed Gecko)

Port-Nolloth-Dickfingergecko*

Port Nolloth-tykfingergekko*

1923 Pachydactylus austeni Hewitt

Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus barnardi

Garies Thick-toed Gecko*, (Barnard's Rough Gecko)

Garies-Dickfingergecko*

Garies-tykfingergekko*

1941 Pachydactylus capensis barnardi Fitzsimons
Pachydactylus rugosus barnardi McLachlan 1979
Pachydactylus barnardi Lamb & Bauer 2000

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus bicolor

Velvety Thick-toed Gecko

Samt-Dickfingergecko*

Fløjls-tykfingergekko*

1926 Pachydactylus punctatus bicolor Hewitt
Pachydactylus bicolor Loveridge 1947

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus boehmei

Uisib Thick-toed Gecko*

Uisib-Dickfingergecko*

Uisib-tykfingergekko*

2010 Pachydactylus boehmei Bauer

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus capensis

Common Cape Thick-toed Gecko, Cape Gecko

Gewöhnlicher Kap-Dickfingergecko*

Almindelig Kap-tykfingergekko*

1845 Tarentola capensis Smith
Pachydactylus capensis Smith 1849
1845 Pachydactylus elegans Gray (Broadley 1977)
1910 Pachydactylus tessellatus Werner (Broadley 1977)
1911 Pachydactylus leopardinus Sternfeld (Wermuth 1965)
1926 Pachydactylus mentalis Hewitt (Bauer & Lamb 2005)

Remarks: Previously included affinis, barnardi, formosus, katanganus, labialis, oculatus, oshaughnessyi, tigrinus, vansoni, werneri, and weberi. Kluge (1991) regarded mentalis as a valid species.
Distribution: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West Province, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus caraculicus

Angolan Banded Thick-toed Gecko

Gebänderte Angolischer Dickfingergecko*

Angolansk Båndet Tykfingergekko*

1959 Pachydactylus caraculicus Fitzsimons

Distribution: Angola, Namibia.


Pachydactylus carinatus

Richtersveld Thick-toed Gecko*

Richtersveld-Dickfingergecko*

Richtersveld-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus carinatus Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus etultra

Sossus Gecko

Sossus-Dickfingergecko*

Sossus-tykfingergekko*

2011 Pachydactylus etultra Branch, Bauer, Jackman & Heinicke

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus fasciatus

Damaraland Banded Thick-toed Gecko

Gewöhnliche Gebänderter Dickfingergecko

Damaraland-tykfingergekko*

1888 Pachydactylus fasciatus Boulenger

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus formosus

Karoo Thick-toed Gecko, Southern Rough Gecko

Gewöhnlicher Karoo-Dickfingergecko*

Almindelig Karoo-tykfingergekko*

1849 Pachydactylus formosus Smith
Pachydactylus capensis formosus Loveridge 1947
Pachydactylus rugosus formosus McLachlan 1979
1849 Pachydactylus mento-marginatus Smith (Boulenger 1910)
1889 Pachydactylus obscurus Thominot (Boulenger 1910)

Remarks: Revalidated as a separate species by Lamb & Bauer (2000).
Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus gaiasensis

Brandberg Thick-toed Gecko

Brandberg-Dickfingergecko*

Brandberg-tykfingergekko*

1967 Pachydactylus oreophilus gaiasensis Steyn & Mitchell
Pachydactylus gaiasensis Branch 1988

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus geitje

Ocellated Thick-toed Gecko

Argus-Dickfingergecko*

Argus-tykfingergekko*

1778 Lacerta geitje Sparrman
Pachydactylus geitje Andersson 1900
1817 Gecko inunguis Cuvier (Wermuth 1965)
1817 Gecko ocellatus Cuvier (Wermuth 1965)
1834 Pachydactylus bergii Wiegmann (Wermuth 1965)
1943 Pachydactylus monticolus Fitzsimons (Kluge 2001)

Introduced to: Ascension.
Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus griffini

Keetmanshoop Thick-toed Gecko*

Keetmanshoop-Dickfingergecko*

Keetmanshoop-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus griffini Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus haackei

Great Namaqualand Thick-toed Gecko, (Haacke's Thick-toed Gecko)

Great-Namaqualand-Dickfingergecko*

Great Namaqualand-tykfingergekko*

1996 Pachydactylus haackei Branch, Bauer & Good

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus katanganus

Katanga Thick-toed Gecko

Katanga-Dickfingergecko*

Katanga-tykfingergekko*

1953 Pachydactylus capensis katanganus Witte
Pachydactylus oshaughnessyi katanganus Broadley 1977
Pachydactylus katanganus Broadley 2003

Distribution: Congo-Kinshasa, Malawi.


Pachydactylus kladaroderma

Thin-skinned Thick-toed Gecko, Fragile Thick-toed Gecko

Dünnhäutiger Dickfingergecko*

Tyndhudet Tykfingergekko*

1996 Pachydactylus kladaroderma Branch, Bauer & Good

Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus kobosensis

Kobos Thick-toed Gecko, Kobos Gecko, Baster Gecko

Kobos-Dickfingergecko*

Kobos-tykfingergekko*

1938 Pachydactylus kobosensis Fitzsimons

Remarks: Not mentioned by Branch (1988, 1998), but regarded as a valid species by several other authors (Mertens 1955; Kluge 1991, 2001; Griffin 2003). Revalidated by Bauer, Lamb & Branch (2006).
Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus kochii

Namib Ghost Gecko, (Koch's Thick-toed Gecko)

Namibischer Bodengecko*

Namibisk Jordgekko*

1959 Pachydactylus kochii Fitzsimons
Colopus kochii Bauer & Lamb 2005

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus labialis

Western Cape Thick-toed Gecko

Westlicher Kap-Dickfingergecko*

Vestlig Kap-tykfingergekko*

1938 Pachydactylus capensis labialis Fitzsimons
Pachydactylus labialis Branch 1988

Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus latirostris

Broad-nosed Thick-toed Gecko*, South African Quartz Gecko

Breitschnauzen-Dickfingergecko*

Bredsnudet Tykfingergekko*

1923 Pachydactylus latirostris Hewitt
Pachydactylus mariquensis latirostris Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subspecies of mariquensis (e.g., Loveridge 1947; Branch 1981). Revalidated as a separate species by Bauer, Heinicke, Jackman & Branch (2011).
Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus macrolepis

Large-scaled Thick-toed Gecko*, Large-scaled Banded Gecko

Großschuppiger Dickfingergecko*

Storskællet Tykfingergekko*

1939 Pachydactylus mariquensis macrolepis FitzSimons
Pachydactylus macrolepis Bauer, Heinicke, Jackman & Branch 2011

Distribution: South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus maculatus

Spotted Thick-toed Gecko, Puffadder Lizard

Gefleckter Dickfingergecko*

Plettet Tykfingergekko*

1845 Pachydactylus maculatus Gray
1935 Pachydactylus maculatus microlepis Hewitt (Wermuth 1965)

Distribution: Eswatini, Mozambique, South Africa (Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus maraisi

Swakopmund Thick-toed Gecko*

Swakopmund-Dickfingergecko*

Swakopmund-tykfingergekko*

2011 Pachydactylus maraisi Heinicke, Adderly, Bauer & Jackman

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus mariquensis

Marico Thick-toed Gecko, Common Banded Gecko

Marico-Dickfingergecko*

Marico-tykfingergekko*

1849 Pachydactylus mariquensis Smith

Remarks: Previously included amoenus, latirostris, and macrolepis. Records from Namibia refer to latirostris. Revised by Bauer, Heinicke, Jackman & Branch (2011).
Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus mclachlani

Orange River Thick-toed Gecko*

Orange-River-Dickfingergecko*

Orange River-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus mclachlani Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus monicae

Sendelingsdrif Thick-toed Gecko*, (Monica's Gecko)

Sendelingsdrif-Dickfingergecko*

Sendelingsdrif-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus monicae Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus montanus

Karas Mountains Thick-toed Gecko*, Namaqua Mountain Gecko

Karas-Dickfingergecko*

Karas-tykfingergekko*

1914 Pachydactylus montanus Methuen & Hewitt
1935 Pachydactylus montanus onscepensis Hewitt (Bauer, Lamb & Branch 2006)
Pachydactylus serval onscepensis McLachlan & Spence 1966

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of serval (e.g., Wermuth 1965). Revalidated by Bauer, Lamb & Branch (2006).
Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus namaquensis

Namaqua Thick-toed Gecko

Namaqua-Dickfingergecko*

Namaqua-tykfingergekko*

1898 Elasmodactylus namaquensis Sclater
Pachydactylus namaquensis Methuen & Hewitt 1914

Remarks: Previously included the populations now assigned to haackei and kladaroderma. Records from Western Cape refer to kladaroderma (Bates, Branch, Bauer, Burger, Marais, Alexander & Villiers [eds.] 2014). Most older Namibian records of this species refer to haackei (Griffin 2003; Bates, Branch, Bauer, Burger, Marais, Alexander & Villiers [eds.] 2014). Presence in the country is based on a single specimen (Herrmann & Branch 2013; Bates, Branch, Bauer, Burger, Marais, Alexander & Villiers [eds.] 2014).
Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus oculatus

Golden Spotted Thick-toed Gecko

Goldener Gefleckter Dickfingergecko*

Gylden Plettet Tykfingergekko*

1927 Pachydactylus capensis oculatus Hewitt
Pachydactylus maculatus oculatus Waal 1978
Pachydactylus oculatus Branch 1988
1932 Pachydactylus maculatus albomarginatus Hewitt (Waal 1978)

Distribution: South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus oreophilus

Kaokoveld Thick-toed Gecko, Kaokoveld Rock Gecko, Kaokoland Rock Gecko

Kaokoveld-Dickfingergecko*

Kaokoveld-tykfingergekko*

1967 Pachydactylus oreophilus McLachlan & Spence

Remarks: Previously included gaiasensis.
Distribution: Angola, Namibia.


Pachydactylus oshaughnessyi

Lake Nyassa Thick-toed Gecko*, (Zambezi Thick-toed Gecko, O'Shaughnessy's Thick-toed Gecko, Cape Maclear Gecko, O'Shaughnessy's Banded Gecko)

Nyassa-Dickfingergecko*

Nyassa-tykfingergekko*

1885 Pachydactylus oshaughnessyi Boulenger
Pachydactylus capensis oshaughnessyi Pitman 1934
1933 Pachydactylus capensis levyi Fitzsimons (Broadley 1977)

Distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Pachydactylus otaviensis

Otavi Highlands Thick-toed Gecko*

Otavi-Dickfingergecko*

Otavi-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus otaviensis Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus parascutatus

Sesfontein Thick-toed Gecko, Sesfontein Gecko

Sesfontein-Dickfingergecko*

Sesfontein-tykfingergekko*

2002 Pachydactylus parascutatus Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus punctatus

Speckled Thick-toed Gecko, Spotted Ground Gecko, Spotted Thick-toed Gecko

Gesprenkelter Dickfingergecko*

Spættet Tykfingergekko*

1854 Pachydactylus punctatus Peters
1913 Pachydactylus brunnthaleri Werner (Wermuth 1965)
1932 Pachydactylus punctatus langi Fitzsimons (Wermuth 1965)
1935 Pachydactylus punctatus amoenoides Hewitt (Bauer & Branch 1995)
Pachydactylus amoenoides Laurent 1964

Remarks: Previously included scherzi.
Distribution: Angola, Botswana, Congo-Kinshasa, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape), Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Pachydactylus purcelli

Karoo Spotted Thick-toed Gecko*, (Purcell's Thick-toed Gecko)

Gefleckter Karoo-Dickfingergecko*

Plettet Karoo-tykfingergekko*

1910 Pachydactylus purcelli Boulenger
Pachydactylus serval purcelli McLachlan & Spence 1966
1911 Pachydactylus pardus Sternfeld (Bauer, Lamb & Branch 2006)

Remarks: Revalidated as a separate species by Bauer, Lamb & Branch (2006).
Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus rangei

Namib Web-footed Gecko*, (Palmato-gecko)

Namibischer Schwimmfußgecko*

Namibisk Svømmefodsgekko*

1908 Palmatogecko rangei Andersson
Pachydactylus rangei Bauer & Lamb 2005
1910 Syndactylosaura schultzei Werner (Wermuth 1965)

Distribution: Angola, Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus reconditus

Windhoek Thick-toed Gecko*

Windhoek-Dickfingergecko*

Windhoek-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus reconditus Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus robertsi

Karasburg Thick-toed Gecko

Karasburg-Dickfingergecko*

Karasburg-tykfingergekko*

1938 Pachydactylus robertsi Fitzsimons
Pachydactylus scutatus robertsi Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subspecies of scutatus. Revalidated by Bauer, Lamb & Branch (2002).
Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus rugosus

Rough Thick-toed Gecko, Namibian Rough-scaled Gecko, Common Rough Gecko

Rauhschuppen-Dickfingergecko*

Ruskællet Tykfingergekko*

1849 Pachydactylus rugosus Smith
1935 Pachydactylus rugosus frater Hewitt (Lamb & Bauer 2000)

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus sansteynae

Kuidas Thick-toed Gecko, (San Steyn's Thick-toed Gecko)

Kuidas-Dickfingergecko*

Kuidas-tykfingergekko*

1967 Pachydactylus serval sansteyni Steyn & Mitchell
Pachydactylus sansteyni Branch 1988
Pachydactylus sansteynae Michels & Bauer 2004 [justified emendation]

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus scherzi

Namib Variable Gecko, (Schertz's Thick-toed Gecko)

Bunter Dickfingergecko*

Broget Tykfingergekko*

1954 Pachydactylus punctatus scherzi Mertens
Pachydactylus scherzi Bauer & Branch 1995

Distribution: Angola, Namibia.


Pachydactylus scutatus

Armored Thick-toed Gecko*, Armored Gecko, (Large-scaled Thick-toed Gecko)

Panzer-Dickfingergecko

Panser-tykfingergekko*

1927 Pachydactylus scutatus Hewitt

Distribution: Angola, Namibia.


Pachydactylus serval

Western Spotted Thick-toed Gecko

Serval-Dickfingergecko

Vestlig Plettet Tykfingergekko*

1910 Pachydactylus serval Werner

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus tigrinus

Tiger Thick-toed Gecko, Tiger Gecko, Tiger Rock Gecko

Tiger-Dickfingergecko*

Tiger-tykfingergekko*

1921 Pachydactylus capensis var. tigrinus Dam
Pachydactylus tigrinus Broadley 1977
1947 Pachydactylus capensis rhodesianus Loveridge (Broadley 1977)

Distribution: Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa (Limpopo), Zimbabwe.


Pachydactylus tsodiloensis

Tsodilo Thick-toed Gecko, Tsodilo Hills Rock Gecko

Tsodilo-Dickfingergecko*

Tsodilo-tykfingergekko*

1966 Pachydactylus tsodiloensis Haacke

Distribution: Botswana.


Pachydactylus vansoni

Soutpansberg Thick-toed Gecko*, (Van Son's Thick-toed Gecko)

Soutpansberg-Dickfingergecko*

Soutpansberg-tykfingergekko*

1933 Pachydactylus capensis vansoni Fitzsimons
Pachydactylus vansoni Jacobsen 1989

Distribution: Eswatini, Mozambique, South Africa (Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga), Zimbabwe.


Pachydactylus vanzyli

Kaoko Web-footed Gecko, (Kaoko-gecko)

Kaoko-Schwimmfußgecko*

Kaoko-svømmefodsgekko*

1966 Kaokogecko vanzyli Steyn & Haacke
Palmatogecko vanzyli Kluge & Nussbaum 1995
Pachydactylus vanzyli Bauer & Lamb 2005

Distribution: Angola, Namibia.


Pachydactylus visseri

Ai-Ais Thick-toed Gecko*, (Visser's Gecko)

Ai-Ais-Dickfingergecko*

Ai-Ais-tykfingergekko*

2006 Pachydactylus visseri Bauer, Lamb & Branch

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape).


Pachydactylus wahlbergii

Kalahari Ground Gecko, Kalahari Thick-toed Gecko

Kalahari-Bodengecko*

Kalahari-jordgekko*

1869 Colopus wahlbergi Peters
Pachydactylus wahlbergi Heinicke, Jackman & Bauer 2017
1932 Colopus kalaharicus Fitzsimons (Haacke 1976)
1959 Pachydactylus marshalli Fitzsimons (Mitchell & Steyn 1967; Haacke 1976)
1976 Colopus wahlbergi furcifer Haacke

Other common names:
furcifer: Striped Ground Gecko, (Haacke's Forked Kalahari Ground Gecko)
Distribution: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Northern Cape), Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Pachydactylus waterbergensis

Waterberg Thick-toed Gecko*

Waterberg-Dickfingergecko*

Waterberg-tykfingergekko*

2003 Pachydactylus waterbergensis Bauer & Lamb

Distribution: Namibia.


Pachydactylus weberi

Klipfontein Thick-toed Gecko, (Weber's Thick-toed Gecko)

Klipfontein-Dickfingergecko*

Klipfontein-tykfingergekko*

1907 Pachydactylus weberi Roux
Pachydactylus capensis weberi Hewitt 1932
1932 Pachydactylus capensis gariesensis Hewitt (Bauer, Lamb & Branch 2006)
Pachydactylus weberi gariesensis Fitzsimons 1938

Remarks: Records from Namibia refer to acuminatus or werneri (Griffin 2003).
Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape).


Pachydactylus werneri

Khan River Thick-toed Gecko, (Werner's Thick-toed Gecko)

Khan-River-Dickfingergecko*

Khan River-tykfingergekko*

1935 Pachydactylus capensis werneri Hewitt
Pachydactylus werneri Fitzsimons 1943
Pachydactylus weberi werneri Loveridge 1947

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym or subspecies of weberi (e.g., Branch 1998). Revalidated by Bauer, Lamb & Branch (2006).
Distribution: Namibia.