Afroedura

William R. Branch, Jennifer A. Guyton, Andreas Schmitz, Michael F. Barej, Piotr Naskrecki, Harith Farooq, Luke Verburgt & Mark-O, 2017, Description of a new flat gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Afroedura) from Mount Gorongosa, Mozambique, Zootaxa 4324 (1), pp. 142-160: 156

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4324.1.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B4Ff9A5F-94A7-4E75-9Ec8-B3C382A9128C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E3A57F-2B73-D03E-E0B8-FE2FFA16FD24

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Afroedura
status

 

Key to the Afroedura  transvaalica- group

1. Midbody scale rows more than 95........................................................................2

- Midbody scale rows less than 95; Angola.................................................. A. bogerti  (sensu lato)

2. Rostral bordering nostril................................................................................3

- Rostral excluded from nostril................................................................... A. loveridgei 

3. Anterior nasals in contact (very rarely separated); scales around midbody-South Africa 102-118 (= 109), northern Zimbabwe 108-119 (= 114)........................................................................... A. transvaalica 

- Anterior nasals separated by 1-3 granules; scales around midbody 99-101 (= 100)................ A. gorongosa  sp. nov.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Gekkonidae