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Photo © Paulo E. Cardoso, some rights reserved
Catengue, Benguela, Angola (Google, OSM)
-13.0464002323, 13.7550652027
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Description

Found in a rock outcrop in a forested area.
Near the previous added observation of Chondrodactylus cf turneri.

May be Chondrodactylus turneri?

Jan. 06, 2012 14:49:29 +0000
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Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
wernerconradie's ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
Posted by wernerconradie over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Looks like Rhoptropus. Unfortunatelly I have no better pictures. They may be easy to capture in that region.

Posted by pecardoso over 2 years ago (Flag)
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It's definitely a Rhoptropus and if the scales on the back are small and rounded (which they seem to be on your photo) then it's the Namib Day Gecko, Rhoptropus afer.
-Paul

Posted by herpguy about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
pecardoso's ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
Posted by pecardoso about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
pecardoso's ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
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