A New Locality Record for Pachydactylus haackei Branch, Bauer et Good, 1996 at Augrabies National Park, Republic of South Africa

Mirko Barts, Felix Hulbert, Jon Boone


A new and significant extension to the known range of Haacke’s Thick Toed Gecko in the Republic of South Africa is described. The new location is approximately 110 km southeast of the nearest recorded locality of Pachydactylus haackei. Incredibly, the locality is in the heart of the heavily trafficked Augrabies National Park.

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Bauer A. M. and Branch W. B. (2001), «The herpetofauna of the Richtersveld National Park and the adjacent northern Richtersveld, Northern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa», Herpetol. Nat. Hist., 8(2), 111 – 160.

Branch W. R., Bauer A. M., and Good D. A. (1996), «A review of the Namaqua gecko, Pachydactylus namaquensis from southern Africa, with the description of two new species», S. Afr. J. Zool., 31(2), 53 – 69.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2005-12-3-237-239


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