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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.
Endemism: 0% 100%
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, 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: Angola, 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 punctatus
© Henrik Bringsøe

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 rangei
© Henrik Bringsøe

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: Angola, 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.