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Hiding in the bushes for 110 years : rediscovery of an iconic Angolan gecko ( Afrogecko ansorgii Boulenger , 1907 , Sauria : Gekkonidae )

@inproceedings{Pinto2019HidingIT,
  title={Hiding in the bushes for 110 years : rediscovery of an iconic Angolan gecko ( Afrogecko ansorgii Boulenger , 1907 , Sauria : Gekkonidae )},
  author={Pedro Vaz Pinto and Lu{\'i}s Ver{\'i}ssimo and W. Branch},
  year={2019}
}
—Boulenger (1907) described a new gecko ‘Phyllodactylus’ ansorgii based on two adult females from ‘Maconjo, Benguella, Angola,’ but subsequent taxonomic reviews of leaf-toed geckos ascribed southern African lineages to new genera and this species has since been tentatively placed under ‘Afrogecko.’ For over 110 years the type locality remained a mystery, and the gecko became a lost icon of Angolan herpetology. Early searches for the gecko were confounded by misinterpretation of the type… CONTINUE READING

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