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Pachydactylus robertsi

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Pachydactylus robertsi, commonly known as the large-scaled gecko, shielded thick-toed gecko, or Rauhschuppen-Dickfingergecko in German, is an African species of gecko. [1]

16 relations: Africa, Arthur Loveridge, Austin Roberts, Gecko, German language, Great Karas Mountains, Karasburg, Keetmanshoop, Namibia, Rostral scale, Snake scale, South Africa, Species, Specific name (zoology), Vivian Frederick Maynard FitzSimons, Zoology.


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Arthur Loveridge

Arthur Loveridge (28 May 1891 – 16 February 1980) was a British biologist and herpetologist who wrote about animals in East Africa, particularly Tanzania, and New Guinea.

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Austin Roberts

Austin Roberts (3 January 1883 – 5 May 1948) was a South African zoologist.

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Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Great Karas Mountains

The Great Karas Mountains (Afrikaans: Groot Karasberge) are located in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia.

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Karasburg (ǀNomsoros, old name Kalkfontein, literally "carst spring") is a town of 4,000 inhabitants in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia and the district capital of the Karasburg electoral constituency.

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Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa.

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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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Rostral scale

The rostral scale, or rostral, in snakes and other scaled reptiles is the median plate on the tip of the snout that borders the mouth opening.

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Snake scale

Snakes, like other reptiles, have a skin covered in a scale.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Specific name (zoology)

In zoological nomenclature, the specific name (also specific epithet or species epithet) is the second part (the second name) within the scientific name of a species (a binomen).

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Vivian Frederick Maynard FitzSimons

Vivian Frederick Maynard FitzSimons, born in Pietermaritzburg, was a notable herpetologist in South Africa.

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Zoology or animal biology is the branch of biology that studies the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachydactylus_robertsi

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